I hate to leave you in the morning

The smile on your face outshines the sun
As I walk into your room
The sweet sound of “daddy”
You tell me of your dreams in a language I don’t speak
But the wonder is clear

Changed and ready for the day to come
You gigglescream from your room
Searching for Mommy, kitty, Horton, Mog, Ya Yas
You used to sign for milking a cow
Now it’s “juice”
You are always excited to eat

You bring me books
You bring me frogs
You bring me toys
You want me to play
You want me to stay
You want me today

But I have to go to work
I have to leave you
I see your childhood slipping away

We eat
Together
For a few short minutes

Make coffee
Gather lunch
Brush teeth
Fill bag
Carpool in five minutes

Mommy sits with you
Reading
Colouring
Laughing
Hugging

Have you forgotten me already?
Am I but a ghost in your life?

Quick hug
Kiss
Royal wave
“Bye bye Daddy”

I hate to leave you in the morning

5 thoughts on “I hate to leave you in the morning

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: