Saturday, February 1, 2014

Bringing home

bringing home
his newborn daughter . . .
hands steady 
on the steering wheel
he takes the safest route

—Fire Pearls 2, 2013

Now she, my niece, is in college, where she's class secretary, continues to play violin, and is studying to be a teacher.


  1. I remember that ride - that huge load of responsibility falling on one's shoulders, as baby is strapped into a car side for the first time - beautifully portrayed. And congratulations to your niece. Playing a musical instrument is a wonderful gift. Your family must be very proud.

  2. That is perfect! Oh they do change everything, don't they, when they arrive.