Sunday, May 11, 2008

a child’s smile

Happy Mother's Day to all of us who do what we can for our children.

a child's smile

alarm sounds, drag out of bed
what is the weather like today
clothes, makeup, hair

the house awakens
off to the kitchen
eggs, bacon, cereal, toast, coffee, juice
cleanup, grab the bags, out the door

the commute: school, work
desk, keyboard, monitor, phone
lunch, salad, water
papers, typing, aching neck, calls
the commute: work, school

homework, dinner, game day
baths, ironing, exercise, shower


smile, pray
tomorrow is just another day

© 2008 Bernice Burks


  1. i'm going to pray for my kids' mom. enjoyed the read that much.

  2. Sorry for the delayed response

    @eb the celeb: thanks

    @torrance: the kid sometimes eats more than grown folks

    @don: glad you enjoyed it


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