NaPoWriMo 4: Surprised by Joy

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Surprised by Joy

at 3-months-old
you laughed, surprising me
with a full-throated giggle
when i unlocked the mailbox
and extracted a letter
so marvelous, you seemed to think
this little door
that opens to reveal
the day’s correspondence
so extraordinary, the ordinary
to a child, seeing it all
for the first time

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2 comments
  1. Alice said:

    Grandma Silly thinks that mailbox is pretty funny, too, Marie Joy. I keep meaning to send you a musical card! And it’s wonderful your mom is capturing this in poetry.

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