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My New Son in the Morning

by Paul Christley Tumey

Last night your mama
dreamed about you.
You're only three months old
but she could see
your whole life in front of you.

Welcome home son
We'll have a lot of fun
I'm your Daddy
You made me

Last night your mama
dreamed about you.
Your hair had come in
and your eyes had turned.
You could use your hands
and your heart had learned.

Last night
your mama
dreamed about you.


- For Reid, 2000

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