Category Archives: Growing up

Growing Up

I held his grown body as he cried. All ego disappeared. The sad little boy crawled out from inside  all the pain and fear. He held me with a tight fierce grip, letting tender feelings show. “I’m sorry Mom” was … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Transitions

My son went away to university tonight. Actually I drove him there – a whole 3 1/2 miles away. I sobbed on the drive home. And on into the house, where my younger son so lovingly consoled me. Saying, “Just … Continue reading

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Fifteen Candles

We looked at pictures from last July today.  I think you’ve doubled in size.  Can it be that it was only a year ago when we sold your bike to the man who answered our add?  He met us in … Continue reading

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Growing Pangs

The child who always wanted to grow up, When faced with adulthood, Clings, with a most ferocious grip, to the childhood that is slipping away. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015

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Giving Birth

I said I was sorry for disturbing you. You were so comfortable, cushioned in that interior ocean. A small being existing inside of my body. Perfectly content in your surroundings. Until that fateful day, that is, when you were forced … Continue reading

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