You open your eyes for the first time
and glance at the world anew,
studying every shape, shade, corner;
imprinting in your mind these new surroundings that will become so familiar in time.
You study my face, my eyes, so inquisitive;
your hands you splay in front of your gaze, moving your fingers,
linking movement to sight.
Your smell is a drug, I can’t get enough
of this brand newness, can’t stop breathing you in
Wave after wave of euphoria wash over me
as I touch your skin, so soft and warm,
This magical, this mystical
so fleeting, but locked in my heart forever.
who grew from my egg and his sperm
into a full three-dimensional being
with your own path and your own soul.
I am so blessed to be your caretaker
I am so blessed to hold you in my arms,
feel my lips on your velvety skin,
smell you, so new,
with the scent of infinite mother ocean waters
and the gaze of all-seeing wisdom and complete innocence
all wrapped into one.