Jasmine Joy

Daughter

Cuteness

Overload

Newborn

Fascination

Constant

Parental

Observation

Familial

Sleep deprivation

Every

Little

Detail

Amazing

Eyes

Fingers

Toes

Squeaks

Sounds

Movements

Life

Incredible

Everything

Incredible

Protective

Pledges

Made

Promises whispered

Moments into memories

Anticipation

Hope

Dreams

Beauty at rest

Wondrous

Workings of the

Infant

Mind

Revelation

Creating

Daily

Miracles

Eyes

Fixated

On first time

Wonders

Favorite

Place

Under

Spinning

Stuffed

Animals atop the changing table

Calm

Silent

Breathing

Calms

Parents

As does the occasional hour of sleep

Newborn

Sounds

Made

To the

Amazement

Of all

Involved

We should all be able to wear a onesie

Phenomenal

Mysteries

Of parenthood

Learned

On the

Fly

Advice

Instinctively

Recalled

Received

And understood

Baby sounds

Harmonious

As only

Jazz

Can be

Sleep has

Never been

Sacrificed

So easily

Nothing as challenging

Nothing as rewarding

Accomplishment

In the restful

Breathing

Of the entire

Family

Dogs

Included

Fingers

Toes

Eyes

Cries

Sighs

All things

Observed

Like newness

Of light

Brightness

Of sound

Awareness

Of things

Discovered

–Aaron B. Jackson

Aaron is a poet and writer also known as Middlepoet. He has had his work published in numerous publications. Currently he is the Director of Visual Merchandising for the Strand Book Store. For more information please visit middlepoet.com.

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