Summer is Over

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Tomorrow is the first day of school
and although I’m not the one going
I have jitters anyway,
for my two kiddos who’ll face
new faces, new rooms, new names,
new structure—were they meant for this?
A part of me wants to keep them home
safe and sound with me
to play all day, soak in the sun,
splash in the stream,
run in the forest…
But another part goes
THANK GOD SUMMER IS OVER!

3 responses »

  1. It is always conflicted bliss to have the children safely in school…ive felt a taste of this since the day my son was born – enjoying his sleeps …too much? Loving it when relatives held him …too soon?

    The doubt is hard but it makes us so gloriously human. Kia kaha – thanks for sharing x

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