My little Bird
I have this little birdie
funny, smart and kind,
she flutters all around the nest
the ruler of HER mind.
Soon she'll learn to flap her wings
and soar from under mine,
she'll fly into the great big world,
she's small, but she'll do fine.
I worry about the predators
who would lead my bird astray,
and the ones who will peck at her
with words that they will say.
Will she soar or fall to Earth?
Will she get back up again?
So many questions that I have,
I don't know where to begin.
I know she'll come home at last
fluttering about her day,
all the different people she will meet
(and every word they might say).
Tomorrow she'll need to take the leap
from the nest to sky above.
I'm scared, I'm sad, I'm overwhelmed
but she'll go strengthened with my Love.
AJ Collins 8-2010
I wrote this poem on Sunday night, and never managed to post it because life has been overwhelmingly busy! With two in school and no sports (yet) I am not sure how we could fit another thing into our schedule, but I am sure I'll manage! Here are my two on the first day of school (Monday) - they are both READY to be in school!