Sunday, May 4, 2008
Sweetest Little Book
In lea of Mother's Day being right around the corner, I ordered this book for Sebastian through his school book club and really lucked out.... I would love to share it with you. The illustrations as well as the message are wonderful, it makes me cry every-time I read it... I love this book, and I love my babies more than anything. The title of the book is, Someday.
One day I counted your fingers and kissed each one.
One day the first snowflakes fell, and I held you up and watched them melt on your baby skin.
One day we crossed the street and you held my hand tight.
Then, you were my baby,
and now you are my child.
Sometimes, when you sleep, I watch you dream,
and I dream too...
That someday you will dive into the cool,clear water of a lake.
Someday you will walk into a deep wood.
Someday your eyes will be filled with a joy so deep that they shine.
Someday you will run so fast and so far your heart will feel like fire.
Someday you will swing high- so high,higher than you ever dared to swing.
Someday you will hear something so sad that you will fold up with sorrow.
Someday you will call a song to the wind, and the wind will carry your song away.
Someday I will stand on this porch and watch your arms waving to me until I no longer see you.
Someday you will look at this house and wonder how something that feels so big can look so small.
Someday you will feel a small weight against your strong back.
Someday I will watch you brushing your child's hair.
Someday, a long time from now, your own hair will glow silver in the sun.
And when that day comes,love,you will remember me.
Posted by Corey at 11:16 AM