June 14, 2007

Thursday Challenge: People


On those rare mornings
when I wake up before they do,
I go into their rooms
and watch them sleeping,
their faces creased and rosy.

Finally they squirm and stretch themselves awake,
reaching out for a hug.

I gather them up,
bury my face in them and breathe deeply.

They are like towels
just pulled from the dryer,
tumbled warm and cottony.

- Caroline Castle Hicks

Subscribe to Sprittibee by Email

Buzz Words: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Anonymous said...

I like the poem... it is very sweet! I hope your day is going well! God bless you, sweet friend!


Sprittibee said...

God bless you, too, Jocelyn. :) Thanks for everything. You are a big help.

"My Little Wonders" said...

I love the poem.....I really do that with my little ones, and I do peek in on the older ones too. They all just look so sweet when they are asleep.
Blessings Lori

Sprittibee said...

Me too, Lori. :) That is why I loved this poem so. It is on a greeting card that I found. I am an avid greeting card collector. ;) I have about ten or so that I plan to frame someday.



Some posts on this blog contain affiliate links or sponsored links. I receive a small commission whenever a product is purchased through an affiliate link. Sponsored links are paid for by a company who wishes to improve their Google ranking, but I always check to make sure these are reputable sites and never allow any links that are questionable to be placed.

The links in my "Sweet Linkage" section are either sponsored links or personal links that I find interesting (including the links to the blogs that both of my teen children run).

I occasionally run ads on my blog in exchange for money or traded advertising, or receive products in exchange for a review or giveaway posts. I also participate in campaigns by brands that offer to pay me to write about their products after using them. Any post that is sponsored will be noted as such. All opinions expressed on Sprittibee.com are my own, and any review, give-away, sponsored post, graphic ad, or product that I mention or link to are ones that I believe are reputable and worthy companies.


blog design:

blog archives