Friday, September 5, 2008


(On the occasion of Daughter #1's first ride in a canoe)

un shining brightly

with a cool breeze blowing
through the marsh grass
little crabs scuttle into
their holes

dad and i are coming
in our big red canoe

and we're taking it across
the creek,
leaving nothing
in the


The Patterson 5 said...

Can u? Canoe? I love it! love it! How fun for Daughter 1 to work together with her Dad to learn to manuver a canoe. It helps team work skills!

Chatty Kelly said...

I love hubby's "haircut" in the picture! Such a great drawing, and poem.

Fun times!

My ADHD Me said...

It was incredible when she was writing cute rhyming she's moving up to different styles of writing. Pretty Awesome.
Alberquando is 12 years old and here is a sample of his work.

Roses are Red
Violets are Blue
Happy Mother's Day.

Ha (I still love it)

Edie said...

How cute, I love it. From the drawing it looks like great memories were made.

Thanks for signing my guestbook today. I appreciated your sweet remarks.

On Purpose said...

This is so adorable! May your girls know what a blessing they are to us readers!!

Chatty Kelly said...

Row Row Row your canoe
gently down the lake.
I wish you'd post another blog
cause I sure think you're great.

(okay, lake & great don't really rhyme that well...but you get the point.)

Bonita said...

Obviously, she inherited her mother's writing gene. Love it!