Little baby, I love you
For you are a part of me
Each and every inch you’ll grow
I want to be there to see.
Someday you’ll chase fireflies
Who ride the breath of the winds.
Someday you’ll be all grown up
And out on the town with friends.
You have your daddy’s freckles;
You’ve got your mommy’s eyes.
I pray to God every day
You’ll survive all of life’s lies.
Little babies shoot up fast
As they need to stretch and grow.
They do such things as children do
In a world they’ve yet to know.
Someday you will understand
How your parents feel inside
Someday you’ll have your babies
And raise them with great pride.
Of all the gifts that life may bring
A sweet baby is still the best
Your mom and I shall love you
Till the day we’re laid to rest.
©Copyright by Tom Zart (Date Unknown)