Letter To My Child

Letter To My Child short poem

Uploaded by Toni Scales

You ask if I believe in God.
I think He’s left us all alone
like sweaty children in a mall,
searching for our mothers.

But one glance
at your tenderly upturned face,
I can only breathe of white angels,
gossamer reunions,
answers to your silver secrets.

A soft corsage of light
haloes your head.
All the sweet bouquets
buried in me long ago
you’ve made blossom,
turn pink once more.

I watch as you soar delicately
through those gates
of mesh and pearls.
Then I kiss you, and whisper,

You are God for me.

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