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Gerber Baby 2

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Gerber Baby 2

For the Gerber Baby Contest
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I knew God loved me on the day
He entrusted me with my daughters’ soul
The most important job to ever come my way
The greatest gift I would ever behold

Lost in thought, I’m mesmerised by the image before me
Laura is my babe, so precious 
A moment frozen in time, Laura was three
Her giggles brought joy…so infectious

A face…round, smooth, creamy complexion
Big brown almond shaped eyes with power to beguile
A nose so pert, so cute, utter perfection
Rosy red lips always upturned in a smile

Long blonde hair, curls in abundance
Reminiscent of Rumpelstiltskin’s spun gold thread
My very own Angel gives my life sustenance
Intertwined delicately, the gold flecks spread

This photo stirs up love, so strong, so pure
A joyous heart, a joyous mind, my heart overflowing
The love of a mother and child, there is no truer
And now the touch and the embrace of my daughter I’m craving.
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My name is Juanita and I used a photo of my gorgeous (once) baby girl, when she was around 3-4 (now 17). Her perfect featured face and long blonde curly hair that framed her angelic features...one of my favourite pics.

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©copyright Juanita Torr
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  1. Date: 2/3/2013 12:39:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Juanita xx

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 8:08:00 AM
    a very lovely poem dedicated to your daughter. Congratulations on your win friend Juanita. Hugs, Maria

  1. Date: 2/3/2013 3:44:00 AM
    This is a very beautiful poem and a very wonderful dedication to a very lovely daughter like your daughter, Laura my dear friend, Juanita! I can imagine how adorable and really a bundle of charm she was! My biggest congratulations for this great poem of yours and your super win, too! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 9:33:00 PM
    I think she would have won a baby contest the way you describe her. what a cutie baby you describe. Congrats in the contest.

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 7:20:00 PM
    Hello JuanitaCongratulations on a job well done. Enjoyed the cute and beautiful baby poems. I hope you do not mind that I embraced the amusement of this contest with my 13 year old son. Always and forever ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 6:51:00 PM
    Beautiful !!! Congrats on your win !!

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 8:29:00 PM
    Think you should have named the poem My Own Little Angel,great write Juanita,17 no longer a Gerber baby lol

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 7:54:00 PM
    Your poem is perfect.. thank you for sharing your favorite picture. The image leads to the most precious of precious... moments... always~LINDA