Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Remember

I remember little things--
a little hand in mine
a little toy truck mired in dirt
little overalls coated in mud
little gloves hung to dry by the fire
a little boy, held in memory,
held in my heart
by little things.

12 comments:

Mama-Bug said...

Oh how tender and heartfelt. I can just picture that little boy.

FOLKWAYS NOTEBOOK said...

Granny-Sue -- I felt the sadness in your beautiful poem -- barbara

Aliene said...

We always remember the little things
that our children did. I love to go back and remember. It brightens my day.

Granny Sue said...

Barbara,I thought you might. Thank you all for your comments.

Janet, said...

I love the poem,Susanna. With three boys, I have a lot of the same memories.

Granny Sue said...

Thank you, Janet.

Granny Kate said...

Keep celebrating his life and keeping the memories. A beautiful poem and tribute.

Mimi Foxmorton said...

The little things are always the best.......
;)

Granny Sue said...

I will, Granny Kate. Anniversary date is coming up, so I'm preparing for that. Keep me in your thoughts.

Markin said...

[quick hug of understanding and sympathy]
--Mario

Granny Sue said...

Thank you, Markin.

Nance said...

lovely, lonely poem. So many milestones to get by in the first year. Am sending all my energy and prayers to help you through the anniversary and the second hardest year . . .

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