Daughter Dear

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Daughter Dear

Skin as soft as butterfly wings

Tiny seed pearl teeth fixed in a mischievous grin

Delicate ears like shells

Soft flowing hair, clover honey in color

Until the sunlight catches those natural golden highlights

 

Expressive eyes, so full of

Wonder, imagination, curiosity

Fringed with thick dark lashes too numerous to count

Though I’ve made many attempts

 

The hidden dimple on your right cheek

That only shows itself when you are truly delighted

You alone fill my world

With endless hope and boundless love

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dahlusion commented on Daughter Dear

04-30-2010

Oh, my, oh my my my...such colorful poetic diction, such surreal imagery. I love every line in this poem. Bravo!!

simoneaugustus

05/02/2010

Thank you so much for the kind words; it means a lot to me!

SavVySam commented on Daughter Dear

04-20-2010

A profoundly beautiful write! It is so amazing to be privileged to witness to such wonders up close, in those tender moments...;) Sweet tribute!

simoneaugustus

04/21/2010

Tribute! Exactly! That was the word I was trying to bring to mind without ever using it. Thanks for the kind words!

cousinsoren commented on Daughter Dear

04-19-2010

This poem is anmatedly warm. A perfect portrait of maternal love an adoration.. A cine or video close-up strip of delight . Faultless versification and diction. Pride and exuberance of spirit controlled with propriwty, Not too much volubility (Just the correct amount) nor excessive adulation. My rating for exquisitivwnwss, ssymmetry and charming clarity is a full 10.

simoneaugustus

04/21/2010

I am honored and humbled by such direct praise. Thank you for encouraging me to include more of my work!

ginga commented on Daughter Dear

03-26-2010

simone, The adoration for that little girl is evident in your strongly emoting descriptions. Beautiful. ginga

bloomingsun commented on Daughter Dear

03-24-2010

This is a touching and gentle tribute to the light of a mother's heart, her daughter. Simply beautiful and loving through and through...

simoneaugustus

03/25/2010

Ah, yes, I tell her often that she is so easy to love... :)

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