Welcome to Pause for Poetry featuring a poem written by my writer-friend, Shirley Specht Johnson.
by Shirley Specht Johnson
Listen to the morning as you start your day.
Listen to your children as they laugh and play.
Listen to your little one say his ABC’s.
Listen to the wind as it whispers through the trees.
Listen to the birds sing more than just a tweet.
Listen to the leaves as they crunch beneath your feet.
Listen to great grandma tell her story one more time.
Listen to your granddaughter sing yet another rhyme.
Listen to your teenager share all her fears and joy.
Listen to the quiet as you rock your baby boy.
Listen to the raindrops.
Listen to the snow.
Listen to the moments,
Cherish them so.
Shirley Specht Johnson loves to share inspiration and encouragement through her writing. She is a member of SCBWI. She loves to read and has volunteered at her local Public Library as an Adult Literacy Tutor. She shares moments of inspiration and her writing life at her blog.
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I wish you well.
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