Take a moment

Today I'll begin to mean the words that I say
Today I will cherish the moments when you call me to play

Today I will put the laptop away
Today I will sit by your side and stay

I have no work that cannot wait
I have no task that is so great

That it takes me away from your  eager look
When you wait for me to read you a book

This moment is where I need to be
This second is what I need to feel

These days will never return
No, they won't

You'll be all grown up
And I will miss it all the most

For my daughter


This is written in response to the Wednesday Prompt #10 over at

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This week's prompt was to use the phrase 'Today I'll begin...' as the first line

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