First Day of School
The uniform’s a little big, the satchel hangs down low
And I dread that in a moment I will have to let you go.
We walk slowly up the school path, your hand held tight in mine
But there’s a hint of apprehension behind your steadfast smile.
I worry where you’ll eat your lunch & if new friends will be there?
To laugh away the hours that we two used to share!
I’ll miss your constant chatter & being smothered in your kisses
I’ll miss our cheeky catnaps instead of cleaning up the dishes!
I wonder if you’ll miss me too but I hope everybody sees
The special things about you that mean the world to me!
So I squeeze your hand to make you brave & pray the tears don’t come
For there’s no need to worry…I’m all grown up now mum Xxx