Baby

Teary baby girl
squeezes Dad's arm so tightly
Tiny fingers dig

Mother's Mother says,
“She's really doing damage!”
Eyes see broken skin.

“Do you want me to
hold her for a little bit?
You look pretty tired.”

But Dad does not care.
“She's in more pain than I am,”
He says.

(10/21/08)

1 comment:

  1. I would like to hear the inspiration behind this one day.

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