Friday, February 3, 2012


A year ago the nannies
gave him two minute sponge baths
his only other water came in a cup
and held
unwelcome guests.

Today he puffs out his cheeks,
squeezes eyes shut
and sinks below the surface,
and unafraid;

1 comment:

Harmony said...

This was a great reminder for me to be a little more patient as Calvin soaks the bathroom once again (from the bathtub to the sink, you name it!) And why he is drawn to water (and mud) outside. :)