A Sonnet for Imogen Rose

The moon could not shed such a glow as you,
nor all the constellations ‘round the stars,
nor planets orbiting the sun like Mars.
Sun can only shine as bright, when new
as you - the soft and shining morning dew,
who lends life’s lonely beauty to the hours;
such dulcet tones - your music like guitars,
whose sounds the gods could not subdue.

Though some may find a cry at night the plight
of parents who lose sleep for care, and croon
a tune of love, for love’s soft embers light.
So sweet and clear I hear your infant tune,
that smites my heartstrings with such strong delight
and bids me fall into love’s tender swoon.
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Annette Gagliardi presents in schools & libraries. She authored two children’s books: "The Three Betty Goats Griff" and "Resourceful Erica", and has self-published two poetry books, (limited editions) titled: “Life Prints: A Collection” and “Reflections of Sunshine”. Her poetry has appeared magazines, newspapers, and anthologies over the past 30 years. See her author website at: annettegagliardi.com where she posts 2x a month with poem and prose. more…

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