thirsty for light

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My heart is thirsty

for the aroma of fontanelle

Sweetness that takes up residence

and is never dislodged.

How do these tiny

seemingly helpless beings

Bring such light and air to

a world grown stuffy?

Maybe in through our own soft spots

in the most protected heart of our hearts

that secret place that lets the light in.


My new grandchild, Lotus, born Sept. 10th.; picture taken within the hour. Isn’t she amazing? And I bet you couldn’t wait to smell her soft spot either, if you were me!


The skull at birth, showing the lateral fontanelles.


Thanks to Janice of My Bellavia for this week’s prompt on One Single Impression: thirst.

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