_CoffeeNoCream_ 52F
6527 posts
7/26/2005 1:30 am

Last Read:
3/5/2006 9:27 pm


Curved against my curves,
and tucked into my smile.
Eyelashes soft against the darkness.
Dreams laying across your face
as you let go of the day...

I look at your innocent face
and wonder at the wonder
of the child so swiftly moving
towards the boy that he is now.

My eyes sting as I note
the lengthening curve of his jaw.
Toes peeking out from
under the duvet drawn up,
and all around those big ....big feet.
Long and longer legs
outgrow my lap daily,
it seems...

But for now, I hold on tight
to this moment,
this mother and child tableau.
I will always keep this picture
close in my heart,
and never change one line.

Happy B'day my little Coffee
Thx for being in my world.

Liefs Coffee {=}

Jerosd 47M

7/26/2005 3:46 am

Happy birthday to all your family...good luck and wishes and spoil the lil brat as long as u can....kisses Jer.

UnpinAfireFaust 57M

7/26/2005 3:49 am

Your little Coffee is definitely a lucky child being raised by a Mother as wonderful as you!

Nubiandream004 55M

7/26/2005 4:20 am


freetime648 52F

7/26/2005 4:53 am

Very nicely done Miss Coffee, he is one lucky boy!!!

xx FREETIME648 xx

beech1234 47M

7/26/2005 12:40 pm

Your little boy is becoming a young man...but keep him close as long as you can,
Give him room to explore and make understand himself this is what it takes,
Watching him grow older might make you nostalgiac and a little blue...but you are this boy, this young man...and this child is you...

Wishing you and your 10 year old coffee a lovely day of celebration and reflection...and don't forget, he will need his mom the next 10 years as much as ever...Happy Birthday to the both of you!

interested13563 53M
2557 posts
7/26/2005 12:53 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to your little coffee.
Lucky child to have such a mother.

papyrina 51F
21133 posts
7/26/2005 1:07 pm

Happy birthday little coffee,hugs mommy coffee

I'm a

i'm here to stay

expatbrit49 62M

7/26/2005 1:19 pm

Thet are so fun at that age, make the most of this time

Thank You for Your Time and Attention

rm_titsandtires 51M/41F
3656 posts
7/26/2005 4:22 pm

happy birthday little coffe. very nice writing. i really enjoy seeing good creative poetry when its a tribute to a loved one.

AmberSolaire 42M

7/26/2005 4:45 pm

Is little coffee left handed?

sings happy birtday with squashed tomatoes and gorillas in it.........♪

AmberSolaire 42M

7/26/2005 4:45 pm

Is little coffee left handed?

sings happy birthday with squashed tomatoes and gorillas in it.........♪

redswallow777 48M
6810 posts
7/29/2005 10:56 am

Your poem is beautiful...words well chosen..images sharp....feelings conveyed. This is what poetry is all about....thanks.

Piobaire5 62M
5 posts
7/29/2005 12:04 pm


That is one of the loveliest poems to a child I've ever read. Only a truly loving heart could write that.

You have touched me.


_CoffeeNoCream_ 52F

7/30/2005 12:16 am

Thank you all for your kind words...*smiles*

Amber...this little coffee is ambidextrous, trust me...they love this at baseball

_TeaNoMilk_ 52F

7/31/2005 2:39 pm

hugs little espresso....

_TeaNoMilk_ 52F

7/31/2005 2:40 pm

pssssst Amber I am a lefty as well

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