Haiku for My Children

Crying in the night,
Heart sinking at losing sleep.
Catching up with you.

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You: force of nature,
Caught in rare quiet moment.
What is it you see?



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Evening windows up.
Kids playing, shouting, running.
Neighbors hurry by!

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Soccer game muddy.
Gives me dirty laundry, and
Boys that smell like earth.

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Escape to shower
Revel in water, steam, warmth.
Can still hear mayhem.

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