18 Feb 2015

School Run Colours 18/02/15 - The Fever

School Run Colours
Fevered little head
Laboured heaving chest
Heavy eyes search
A calm moment of rest.

Little hands cling
Grasp me in earnest
Nightmares cry out loud
Long nights of unrest.

Flailing limbs find
 Solace around my waist
Sweet child of mine
Clasped to my breast.

Frail bud wilting
Regain your zest
Push through bracken
Thrive, stay blessed.


These are my School Run Colours for this week. The photograph was taken on the school run last week. The words were penned today, as I sat cuddling my little son, wishing him out of his fever and back to his usual chirpy self.

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I am linking up with Prose For Thought hosted by the lovely Victoria at Verily Victoria Vocalises and with My Sunday Photo hosted by Darren from One Dad 3 Girls.

10 comments:

  1. So beautifully written... speedy recovery to J

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  2. I love 'Flailing limbs find solace around my waist'. Wonderful poem. So hope you're little chap feels better. xx

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  3. We are sick too here! We weren't able to enjoy half term *sob*

    Lovely poem as always. My school run colours entry was taken in Bristol Zoo =)

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  4. I love the imagery and the metaphoric tone of this My daughter is growing too and sprouting out sending roots here and there, but her main root is founded at home. :)

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  5. This is lovely, I love the imagery too. I do hope your son is feeling better x #prose4t

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  6. I love the way plants are coming through now. Beautiful flash of purple. Hope your son is feeling better soon. #mysundayphoto

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  7. Lovely to see these popping up around us now

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  8. Such a pretty picture, a glimpse of spring. So sorry your son has been so poorly, your words are beautiful.

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  9. Gret to see signs of Spring, I hope little man feels better soon

    Thank you for linking up

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  10. Beautiful, spring is on its way! Hope your little one gets better soon! #mysundayphoto

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