Closeness (One Deep Breath)

21 Oct

Pattering footsteps
bring small bodies to join me
in my rumpled bed
we read together in turns
sharing a moment of love

More Closeness poems at One Deep Breath.
All content written by Liza Lee Miller unless otherwise noted.
© 2007, Liza Lee Miller. Creative Commons License

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14 Responses to “Closeness (One Deep Breath)”

  1. greggo 21 October, 2007 at 8:00 am #

    that is simply beautiful.

  2. GE 21 October, 2007 at 12:43 pm #

    I like the “rumpled” bed!

  3. Tumblewords 21 October, 2007 at 2:07 pm #

    Oh, aren’t those moments so special? A closeness that’s unbeatable…great job!

  4. Rae Trigg 21 October, 2007 at 5:50 pm #

    Your poem made me smile. Thank you.

  5. Mad Kane 21 October, 2007 at 7:28 pm #

    I really liked that!

  6. Ron 21 October, 2007 at 7:51 pm #

    I relate to this one, having the good fortune and blessing of having many of our grandchildren gather on and around our ‘rumpled’ bed.

  7. spacedlaw 22 October, 2007 at 1:18 am #

    Cute!

  8. Judy Brutz 22 October, 2007 at 5:27 am #

    evokes feelings of love, joy, and closeness. Well done.

  9. plain foolish 22 October, 2007 at 6:21 am #

    Oh, this is beautiful! The feeling of warmth and closeness is so evocatively captured. Nice work.

  10. Sandy 22 October, 2007 at 7:14 am #

    What a pleasant picture this paints. Very nice, Lizalee.

  11. qualcosa di bello 22 October, 2007 at 8:36 am #

    one of the most cherished moments of being a parent…

  12. Get Zapped 22 October, 2007 at 10:17 am #

    Darling cherished moments. This made me smile ;]

  13. Jemima 22 October, 2007 at 1:47 pm #

    Oh that is warm and welcome 😀

  14. LittleWing 25 October, 2007 at 2:02 pm #

    …lovely

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