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Read Poems by Anne Stapleton

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Little Baby

When I first saw you, you were so quiet, you hardly cry.
I wanted to hold you, and hold you, and hold you.
But our cuddles were so short because we lived miles.

You showed me love through your bright eyes and warm smile.
I held you and kissed you and told you, "You're cute by far."

Oh, little baby,I love you, and it's so hard to say goodbye.
But little one, every night I say a prayer that you'll stay as sweet as you are, 
and you'll grow to become a man and make me proud by far.

Copyright © Anne Stapleton | Year Posted 2010


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  1. Date: 1/23/2016 6:19:00 PM

    ANNE, I'm just stopping by to enjoy your poem. Have a wonderful day. ** LINDA**
  1. Date: 11/18/2015 7:52:00 PM

    Anne, thank you for sharing. Hugs... SKAT
  1. Date: 12/2/2010 12:10:00 PM

    nice one!
  1. Date: 11/28/2010 4:23:00 PM

    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Anne. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. You can look to the left side of the main page and find lots of information on PoetrySoup including contests by members of PoetrySoup and contests by the PoetrySoup site also which you as a new member and us oldies also may enter. If you have questions please feel free to ask ANYONE here. We are ALL willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 11/28/2010 3:36:00 AM

    I don't have any kids. Though, I am an uncle. I can still feel the hope & deep wishes. Very nice job, Anne!
  1. Date: 11/26/2010 8:30:00 PM

    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed reading your very creative write tonight ... hope your time on Soup is fun and fantastic.. enjoy a happy weekend with luv..
  1. Date: 11/26/2010 7:59:00 PM

    wonderful write here my friend

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