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in the palm of my hands

In the Palm of My Hand©

Copyright 2013

By Felina Silver Robinson

When I brought you into the world

You fit in the palm of my hand

Safe and sound

Not a worry in the world

Now you’re out on your own

Facing the world

Some days are hard

Some days are easy

Sometimes I know you wish you were back here

Here nestled in the safety of your mothers arms

The world can be a scary place to be

Know that  you are not alone in your fear, your pain, or

Those days that you feel all alone

I too still have those moments

Because this world can be a hard place to live

I sometimes wish I could still fit in the palm of my mothers hand

But I know that my life will still be waiting for me to live

Just as yours will

So live it, even if sometimes its uncertain and leaves you wishing

You could still fit in the palm of my hand

 


Parenting©

Copyright 2013

By Felina Silver Robinson

Parents bring their child into a unknowing world

Each day full of uncertainty, no true direction known

Each of us have our values and those of our parents

The community has their own ideas

Your church may choose a different path for you

So many voices,

So many teachers

So many choices

Which road must you follow?

A parent must know to stay true to themselves

Raise your child with pride

Raise your child with your own mind

Take advice when needed

But the mold is yours

You created the life

The choices are all yours

All the voices help you have something to choose from

Only you will know in the end what you feel is right for you and your child

One day when they are old enough, your child will learn how to make their own choices

Hopefully all that you have taught them will guide them down the right path


Fathers©

Copyright 2014

By Felina Silver Robinson

The job is the same

No matter what the name

The job is the same

No matter your age

Your child wants to know you

Whatever your game

You can’t deceive them

They’ve got their eye on you

Sometimes playful

Mostly stable

Always thinking

Always worrying

Wanting to make sure

That everyone is happy

Everyone is safe

Everyone knows that he’s doing his best

There is never a moment

That he’ll stop believing

That you’re the best

His love is so powerful

That he’s willing to give his life for yours

Fathers are all-knowing what’s often best

They earn their wisdom

With each passing year

He’s proud of his title

His family is the key

The key to his happiness

And all that can be

He’ll climb any mountain

Move any tree

If that’s what you need

to see what he means

Raise your glass to one that knows best


 

Grateful I Am For It All©

Copyright 2015

Felina Silver Robinson

From head to toe

I watch them grow

Each year they shed

Makes me sigh

As I know they’re closer to leaving

But I know as they grow

Their minds expand

And they turn into someone I can be proud of

It amazes me as I begin to see

Just how much they mirror me

They took all my words and held them close

And followed their direction

Now they stand proud as they reflect upon

Where they started and where they’ve ended

Together we molded the person they’ve become

With little regret

Some tears

But mostly blissfully happy memories

Today I can truly say I wouldn’t have changed a thing

Changing the past can often alter the goodness of a gifted end

So I opt for the bounty of all that I see before me

Grateful am I for it all


See Her Beautiful Glow

Anne Hathaway, Pregnant


Mom complained of stomach pains, was actually in labor


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Motherhood©

Copyright 2015

By Felina Silver Robinson

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I know that everything I want to be isn’t everything I should be

But my heart doesn’t seem to care

Many a time when they pass me by

I wonder if it’s because I didn’t care enough to spend the time

To see that I was primed to do as they do and say as they say

But both my voice and my actions are my own

I won’t tell a lie

I can’t say I’ve never been out of line

For a time I was a wild one

Until the moment my first was born

Then I became the doting mother

That would let no other

Come between us

Each child that since came to me

Carries my love in their heart

With each breath

That comes upon them

Brings to me never-ending moments

Of  overwhelming happiness