Basking in the Beauty
You now span my entire torso when you fall asleep on my chest but you still have that new baby smell, that new baby peace.
There’s work to be done, a job that needs my attention, but for this short moment,
I will bask in the beauty of you sleeping on my chest.
I know the time is coming when you will no longer fit so perfectly in my arms, when you will no longer fall asleep on your mama, so I will let the weight of your body slow down my work.
I will allow myself to enjoy the fleeting memory this will soon become.