thunder and lightning
holding him close
through the tantrum

5 Responses

  1. Alma Pesiri Says:

    easy to feel these words!

  2. Magyar Says:

    __ Christina, "holding him close" is a clear discovery of comfort that can be found and felt in any frightful dilemma; your verse… so well pictured that thought. _m

    storm's frenzy
    a thief of this night peace
    bloomed daffodils

  3. Peggy Bilbro Says:

    This gets all my feels as a parent. Those tantrum years are long gone for me, but I recognized it all as I read your poem. Kudos.

  4. janewilliams Says:

    Beautiful and so relatable.

  5. martin1223 Says:

    a patch of ripples disappears

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