In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Alphabet Soup.”
This poem is for my grand daughter Kate .
A is for the always in my home for you my child.
B is for the breakfast we will share in morning’s early rise.
C is for the child in me you uncover with your smile.
D is for the design God chose when making you so kind.
E is for the evening of my lif,e you light up every day.
F is for the friend I have in you , the best I have to say
G is for the God that guides you in your life.
H is for the honour it is to know your gentleness.
I is for the Irish in your twinkling Irish eyes.
J is for the justice that your tiny heart does hold.
K is for the knowledge that you gain as day unfolds.
L is for the love we share since the day that you were born.
M is for your mother , my daughter in all storms.
N is for the nice things we share and like to do .
O is for your open heart no matter what I do .
P is for the peace you bring to all who see you smile.
Q is for the quiet times we sit and drink awhile.
R is for the rest of time we walk and chat and laugh.
S is for the smile you own ,I know it will always last.
T is for the tunes you play in practice every day
U is for the understanding way you have with animals and man
V is for your vision far far away it roams
W is for the wonder you possess for life and stories that are untold.
X is fo r the crosses that you sign all of your notes to me.
Y is for the years we spend exploring every little tree.
And Zzz is for the sound you make when your asleep in bed.