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My Child

I love many things my child,
I love rainy days, the smell of the earth soaked,
And flowers boasting of their apparel.
I love wintry nights and starry skies,
And the melody they hum of sights they've seen.
I love pointless walks and the thoughts they bring,
And strangers encountered in separate universes.
I love music and its power to release,
And the feelings that refuse to stay hid at its symphony.
I love food, the sweet and sour,
And its pull on loved ones to meet.
I love spirits that dare to run wild, the purity of their tears,
And the beauty of their purpose.
I love many, many things my child,
But none more than the lilt of your laughter and the feel of your arms around my neck.

-laulindah
#thehundredth
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Submitted by #thehundredth on August 20, 2018

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