Your little fist fits mine
Like the pit in a plum.

One day and one size
These two hands
Will clasp companionably.

Help me, child.
Forgive me when I fail you.
I’m your mother, true,
But in the end
Merely an older equal
Doing her faltering best
For a dear, small friend.

-Carol Lynn Pearson

4 thoughts on “Hold My Hand

  1. That touches the heart of this mamma and preschool teacher! Great text to accompany your beautiful painting!

  2. Whoa — wait until you are a GRANDMOTHER! These feelings grow exponentially with each generation!!

  3. Cazare Ieftin Bucuresti

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