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Eying the Babe

Ah, my brother is finally sleeping
Through my head mischievous thoughts are creeping
     It’s my time to shine now
     To him I won’t kowtow
All of the attention I’ll be keeping
I’ll make the best use of this special time
Beg for more after each nursery rhyme
     I’ll play with his best toys
     Till he makes the first noise
Because then I’ll just be admired part time

By Carolyn Devonshire
For Miranda Lambert’s Brotherly Love contest
April 23, 2011

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 5/28/2011 9:30:00 AM
Congratulations on your fine win in the contest, Seafaress! This is very lovely as always. I imagine this conversation would take place just by glancing at that photo. Just stopped by today for a little while. Love you girl. Annalise
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Date: 5/26/2011 11:54:00 PM
love the playful mood here, carols.. top cheers for raking it high..:) huggs!
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Date: 5/25/2011 4:19:00 AM
Congratulations Carolyn on your win in the "Brotherly Love" contest sponsored by Miranda Lambert. Love, Carol
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Date: 5/24/2011 5:58:00 PM
Congrats on your win with this excellent write. Best wishes gf
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Date: 5/24/2011 10:36:00 AM
Congrats on your win, Carolyn. Excellent piece. Nice going. Thanks for your comments. Hope you have a great time on your fishing trip. Enjoy. xxxRalph
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Date: 5/24/2011 9:02:00 AM
Nicely captured sibbling rivalry. It is tough when the only child becomes a sibbling - at any age. Yes, they do crave the attention that once was just paid to them. Great write Carolyn. Joe
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Date: 5/24/2011 8:16:00 AM
Many congrats on your win, Carolyn. Yes, it is nice to have something to look forward to - and afterwards, you'll have nice memories : ) I'm sure all that sea air will do you good, my friend. Perhaps you'll catch a goliath grouper - you'll need plenty of chips (fries) to go with that LOL Would you have it in batter or breadcrumbs?
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Date: 5/2/2011 5:37:00 AM
Carolyn, I think you wrote to Dr. Ram on my site, that's alright just thought you'd like to know, your poem again is good . Will check out this Dr. Ram though, he has commented on my works also, God bless God bless
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Date: 4/29/2011 2:36:00 PM
Very true and insightfull piece through your childhood eyes Carolyn!
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Date: 4/28/2011 2:10:00 PM
Crafty and sweet angle on the left out brother- You brought back some memories of how I felt growing up with a sister with spina bifida-she was super sick as a child and I sat on the stairs to the upper level often each night watching my mom's dedication to her, missing a little for myself. Great one-2 thumbs up! Gwendolen
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Date: 4/28/2011 4:31:00 AM
I enjoyed this unique take on brotherly love through the eyes of a child, Carolyn...and in Limerick form no less. Haven't been keeping up with the contests but it's sure to be a winner. It certainly is to me.
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Date: 4/26/2011 8:12:00 PM
a very good write, enjoyed reading it. thank you for commenting on Wichita Flats, it was just a made up town, glad you enjoyed it.
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Date: 4/26/2011 5:34:00 PM
So cute, Carolyn! Surely the way of youngsters when a new baby shows up.:) A very creative and imaginative write...makes me smile! Oh, and I hope I wasn't the one who'd encouraged you to get that bunny! I've been having bouts of remorse all day!! The power of persuasion...did he think he was houdini, or what? Good luck with your sweet write! Mikki
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Date: 4/25/2011 11:51:00 AM
Babies do crave attention. I like this poem on sibling rivaly. Wit and a lot of truth as well. Good luck in Miranda's contest. Best to you, Diane
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Date: 4/25/2011 6:02:00 AM
Very witty write here Carolyn.Nice Limerick.Best wishes-kash
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Date: 4/24/2011 10:35:00 PM
thanks for the heads up, Carolyn! sorry, my bad-- at least I learned something new today ;) hugs
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Date: 4/24/2011 10:09:00 AM
Clever write - I can't think of anything for this one
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Date: 4/24/2011 8:49:00 AM
This is very cute and witty of that brother, Carolyn! Wish you the best in the contest--btw I could be wrong, but I think there's a missing e in eyeing...just want to help :) & happy Easter to you! hugs :)
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Date: 4/24/2011 7:46:00 AM
great job!Thank you for your support and kind words .Much thanks and good luck to you...
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Date: 4/23/2011 4:26:00 PM
what a cute look at sibling rivalry. a REALLY good entry!
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Date: 4/23/2011 10:43:00 AM
Hmmm, I like this. It is sweet and yes a bit mischievous. Good luck in the contest, Jancarl
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