"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Magpie 37- Mirror Mirror





Mirror mirror on the bed


Who's the cutest sleepy head


With rumpled jammies


and tangled hair and a


Drowsy face so rosy with heat


My little one is oh so sweet



Photo of me and my oldest son Phillip
many many years ago as he is 47 now!

33 comments:

kathi harris said...

Heart warming.

umapoems said...

Nice..it reminds me of snow white

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

How sweet! And very cute :)

Reflections said...

Love this take on the little one.

Martin H. said...

"..rumpled jammies

and tangled hair.." Precious imagery.

Jingle said...

well done.
love the repetition.

Deborah said...

This is just lovely and I loved the picture below ... perfect :o)

Bee's Blog said...

You took me back years! A delight

JeffScape said...

Hehe. How's he feel about you showing him off on your blog like this?

Susannah said...

That is really lovely and what a beautiful photo! :-)

Millie said...

This is wonderful! I love your take on the picture.

Lyn said...

This is lovely and touching..and where do the years go?

Marilyn said...

What a lovely poem and such a beautiful photo of you and your son. This is wonderful.

Pauline said...

awwwwwww... poem and photo are both sweet

kkrige said...

you put a smile on my face with this beautiful imagery. I like where you took the Magpie Kathew.

sls646 said...

You sound like my wife! she is so much like this with my 5 year old boy! He love her to pieces too though!

Lydia said...

Absolutely charming! The photo is so classic-looking, just great.

Lyn said...

Nothing sweeter..such a tender moment!

Sue J said...

Kids are adorable when they are sleeping. I think we've all had these thoughts. Nice Magpie.

Heavenly Muse said...

sweet!

Brian Miller said...

smiles. love to watch my little ones sleep though they are not so little any more...

Foxies Lair said...

The purest love! One does not need a lot of words to create a wonderful piece like this ! beautiful !

Berowne said...

Beautiful writing.

signed...bkm said...

How beautiful is that - Simply Beautiful....having a son it so special....blessings...bkm

christine said...

loved the poem, the photo and the quilt!

Karen S said...

What a sweet poem -- kids are irresistible when they're sleeping, aren't they? I like your take on this photo.

Shail Raghuvanshi said...

So cute Katie. Beautiful. Tells me I am not growing any younger and also, that I need to treasure happy moments always!

Dave King said...

The further I go, the better your blog gets.

little hat said...

He is so sweet. Crikey they do grow up don't they. 47 that would make me ... let me see...ooo arrr Lost count.

Love your quilts. Beeeuutiful!

Myrna R. said...

So cute - your picture and your poem. Very nice.

Claudia said...

this was really sweet - such a nice picture as well - and i loved the imagery in your poem - tangled hair..sweet

Carrie Burtt said...

Kathe this is precious...just love the beautiful poem and the picture is lovely!! :-)

joanny said...

Lovely and poetic poem....Beautiful tender and endearing all wrapped up in a mothers arms of love.
Weren't you just the cutest looking Mom here in PNW, dear little Phillip gets his good looks from 'mom' shh.. don't tell your hubby I said that.

cheers,
joanny