Prior to confinement, you were only mine.
My precious joy within, a delicate time.
A mixture of
You reached your first milestone today, with that smile.
Your changing so quickly, stay this small
Custard kisses, apple puree grin.
Baby rice and rusks, let's wipe that from your chin!
Motherhood defines me,
but often undermines me.
My fears for you are almost tangible.
He's flown the nest at his behest.
Another test to curb my rest.
University does beckon.
The way that they look at each other,
My Granddaughter and her Mother.
To witness such a bond,