how quickly they grow



He arrived on a Thursday.  

He gave me happy baby kisses on a Friday.

We went for walks in the woods on a Saturday.

And took him to church on a Sunday.

He started school on a Monday.

We baked brownies and pancakes and mashed potatoes on a Tuesday.

He brought home a sweetheart named Tessa on Wednesday.

And left for college on a Thursday.


~for my son Ethan, on the day before we leave for Vermont.


6 thoughts on “how quickly they grow

  1. My oldest is still 10…but I’ve seen enough to realize how true this is. And it makes me cry. You’re a poet! Hugging my 2 month old a little tighter…

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