Leaving Them Alone

The patter of little feet

Can be heard in every room

It's amazing how babies

Can learn to walk so soon.

Time moves on baby grows

Into a teenage girl or boy

All interest is lost

For a favorite baby toy.

Time continues moving on

The teenager is fully grown

Parents tearfully realizes

Soon their baby will be gone

Leaving them alone....

Ralph L. Clark © 2001

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