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My Little Girl

Heart Thief

By Kelli Sheckler-AmsdenPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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she has the heart of a lion

and the face of a child

her eyes the color of cyan

when her emotions run wild

her skin, nearly translucent

lost in the words of a song

she was mine for a moment

and then, she was gone

an illusion of beauty

all wrapped up in her smile

a gift given to me

if for only awhile

content to fly freely

as if, just passing through

to tame her, unlikely

and she hasn't a clue

my world, counterfeit

without the love of this girl

I wouldn’t change a minute of it

not for the whole world

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I wrote this poem in honor of my youngest daughter. Watching her spread her wings and fly, becoming everything, she was meant to be, without fear, is inspirational.

I have the pleasure of being a front row spectator to the impact she is having on the world around her.

What a fabulous joy it is to become friends with such an incredible person, who just so happens, to call me mom.

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About the Creator

Kelli Sheckler-Amsden

Telling stories my heart needs to tell <3 life is a journey, not a competition

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  • Celia in Underlandabout a month ago

    She is beautiful and loved the heartfelt words from a proud mum! 🤍

  • I loved this beautiful wonderful tribute.

  • Dana Crandell3 months ago

    A wonderful tribute to a loverly young lady.

  • Awww, she's so beautiful! Is she Wynter? Your poem for her was so wonderful!

  • Beautiful picture & tribute. Will we get one for your older daughter as well?

  • Andrew C McDonald3 months ago

    Such blessedly lovely sentiments. I have 3 sons, 1 daughter, 6 grandsons, 1 brand new granddaughter (9/30/23). The pain, joy, grief, love, and pure exhiliration of watching their lives unfold is a miracle every day. Great job with this.

  • Mother Combs3 months ago

    So beautiful!!

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