New Grandchild

Baby Emily looks like her dad
Roughed up a bit by birth
But insistently here
Looking out at the world
With fearless punch drunk eyes

Now that I am here with you people
I’ve yet to make up my mind about, she says
Where is the food?
And can a girl get a little shut eye?

3 responses to “New Grandchild

  1. Love it! New grandchildren deserve new poems, and this is a good’un!

    Liked by 1 person

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