Thursday, December 07, 2006

Son's & Daughter's are Good Medicine

their presence
big smiles
inside jokes
hearing laughter
retelling stories
brother teases
sister mocks
playful arguing
I observe
this boy
this girl
ying yang
more laughter
picture taking
embarrassed kids
my say
cold weather
warm places
mothers soul
open wide
feeling proud
heart filling
with him
with her
count blessings
moist eyes
pain unnoticed
lovely bliss
life's energy
healing medicine
around them
I'm peaceful
I'm Momma

(I look forward to catching up with you :^)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh that is just stunningly beautiful honey ~~~

bless you momma :)

10:55 PM  
Blogger rising to the challenge said...

such gorgeous love-filled words and images, darlene.
I really hope you're feeling better, sweetie.

12:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

been checking in and i hope that today finds you feeling better. beautiful kids you have there. poet

3:29 AM  
Anonymous angela marie said...

You have explained this beautifully. sigh

I love it!

Loving you

4:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

love this post... beautiful relationship you have with them.

6:19 AM  
Blogger Shaz said...

The doctor cant write a prescription for this, If he could we would never be sick. Gorgeous D

6:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

jeeeeez, you've got some gorgeous offspringers! what a nice tribute to them, you special mama. xo

6:54 AM  
Anonymous Teresa Sheeley said...

Your babies are gorgeous. And yes, there is nothing better than being with those children. Everything makes more sense and i feel more alive when my babies (now 18 and 20) are at my side. I am so glad you got to be with them!!

And you can come have cocoa with me anytime and we will watch Chocolat!

Love ya!

7:25 AM  
Blogger Georgia said...

Ah, I loved this. Your family is so beautiful!!! What good looking kids you have.


7:55 AM  
Blogger Deb R said...

Post like this make me miss my mom SO much.

I'm really glad you got to spend time with your beautiful kids! Sending good thoughts your way~~~~~

8:02 AM  
Anonymous Michelle said...

Love the pics, both cuties...your daughter is just stunning! So glad you got to all be together! I miss my brother, when we all get together it is the perfect medicine! Sending you warm and snuggly hugs to get you out of bed today!

8:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

beautiful words and beautiful children and i hope you feel oh so much better soon!!


8:43 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this is so reminds me of being home with my little brother. family is the best. thanks for giving us a glimpse into yours.

hope you're feeling better. lots of love and peace to you.

9:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love your list, Darlene--the dynamic of a loving family put into words. Wishing you lots of time to catch up and much laughter to ward off the pain that lurks.

Hugs to you! Star

11:01 AM  
Anonymous ceanandjen said...

Dar, your children are beautiful!!!! This is such a lovely tribute to them and the relationship you all share.


12:55 PM  
Blogger Amber said...

This sounds like my brother Eric, and I. Good times!
I hope you feel better. :(

oxoxo ((you))


1:40 PM  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

mmmmm...yes indeed!

2:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

And you were so looking forward to the trip....
Get well soon,

4:53 PM  
Blogger Jane Poe (aka Deborah) said...

Gorgeous children and tired momma ... oh sweetie, I wish you body was cooperating more (mine too!) ...but, glad you could soak up all that good kiddie lovin'.
xo, d

8:45 PM  
Blogger dd said...

Great looking kids and I love the sentiments...such a kewl pic of you too. Really enjoyed this Darlene. I have four sons and I know what you mean about the "energy" when they get together and how a mom feels. Just great!


9:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your children are beautiful. And so are you dear Darlene!

Much love

Dotee xxo

3:33 AM  
Blogger Bohemian Girl said...

so good to see their faces!!

i am so glad they are medicine for you. they adore their momma.

it is so cool how very different they are. you are right...yin and yang. it makes for a very colorful home when they're around.

love you and love them...

sissy xoxo

4:12 PM  
Blogger Romina Bacci said...

Lucky kids!!!

7:47 AM  
Blogger Michelle O'Neil said...

Found you through Jenny Rough. Your blog is so beautiful. Love your work. Love the relationship with your grown children depicted here.

6:27 AM  

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