Friday, July 4, 2008

Love At First Sight



I try not to crush
this whisper-weight cocoon in
my clumsy brown arms.

Her tiny limbs flutter
against me as her face beams
pure serenity.

Meet Josephine, or Josie, my new, wonderful 8-pound niece. Do you haiku? Click here to learn more.

10 comments:

Karen of Sillymonkeez said...

What a precious face! Congratulations on becoming an aunt!!

maggie said...

Aw, so very sweet! Beautiful haiku and baby, too.

Cathy said...

Oh goodness she's adorable!

brightmyer said...

Awww - she's so cute! Happy 4th!

Kathleen said...

how cute, congratulations to all

The Cole Mine said...

She is beautiful!

Maria said...

Please tell your sister and brother in law Congratulations. Josie is adorable.

Maria said...

Please tell your sister and brother in law Congratulations. Josie is adorable.

Rachael said...

Ahhhh - so adorable! I needs me some baby love. Congrats.

the mama bird diaries said...

I have a niece named Josie too!

Beautiful little girl. What a face.