New Grandchild

Baby Ellie looks like her dad.
Roughed up a bit by birth,
but insistently here
and 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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