a simple prayer his feet cracked, red and worn from the long and lonely walk into this life his mother’s hand a sister’s touch may he be warm may he be safe may he be held
Fisher Chambers Fink, born March 20, 2022; 9lbs 5 oz.
And on a similar note, from Czeslaw Milosz, Forget:
” a grandson and a great grandson are born…you stand at the threshold mute”
To revisit the recent series of Lineage Poems:
First Lineage Poem–https://oldbonesnewsnow.com/2022/01/09/a-joyful-noise-root-music-of-the-heartland/
And the Final Lineage Poem: https://oldbonesnewsnow.com/2022/03/20/a-joyful-circle-the-final-lineage-poem/