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Picture of Innocence

That one brown tuff of hair sticking up
gray eyes not yet turned
Begging for knowledge not yet learned
The forehead and thick eyebrows are her fathers
As much as her round face and crooked pinky toe is surely her mother's
A double chin that holds any spilled food in
And the rolls on those chubby legs
Funny how genetics are passed from nearest kin
That smile can light up a room
Such beauty in watching a child bloom

*NOTE: For my little niece. Love her to death I had to write something about her. :)

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  1. Date: 10/14/2014 4:08:00 PM
    Awww that's really adorable. I wrote a poem about niece once too. Course now she's 9 and not quite a baby anymore... haven't been on here in over a year! Good to be back and catch up with old Soup Friends :)

    Buil Avatar Caleah Buil
    Date: 10/26/2014 3:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That's awesome!! I adore my niece. Aww they grow up so fast! I've missed you! Haven't been on in a while either. Life has gotten out of control. Which haha made me write more. ;) hope You're doing well!!
  1. Date: 10/5/2013 11:56:00 PM
    A true loving poem....Heartfelt.

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 11:38:00 AM
    This is very sweet Caleah... what's her name, if you do not mind me asking. very cute... xox~ Linda

    Buil Avatar Caleah Buil
    Date: 9/6/2013 11:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Her name is Eila. :D Pronounced I-la. only three months old. :) Thanks so much for commenting! Missed being on here
  1. Date: 9/1/2013 3:58:00 PM
    Hi Caleah, A truly heartfelt write depicting childhood innocence.. Ken

    Buil Avatar Caleah Buil
    Date: 9/6/2013 11:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks so much! It's so wonderful watching a baby grow... :)