Where Did You Come From
Short Baby Poems
Poet - George MacDonald
Where did you come from, baby dear?
Out of the everywhere into the here.
Where did you get those eyes so blue?
Out of the sky as I came through.
What makes the light in them sparkle and spin?
Some of the starry spikes left in.
Where did you get that little tear?
I found it waiting when I got here.
What makes your forehead so smooth and high?
A soft hand strok’d it as I went by.
What makes your cheek like a warm white rose?
I saw something better than any one knows.
Whence that three-corner’d smile of bliss?
Three angels gave me at once a kiss.
Where did you get this pearly ear?
God spoke, and it came out to hear.
Where did you get those arms and hands?
Love made itself into bonds and bands.
Feet, whence did you come, you darling things?
From the same box as the cherubs’ wings.
How did they all just come to be you?
God thought about me, and so I grew.
But how did you come to us, you dear?
God thought about you, and so I am here.
"The angels light another star each time there is a birth, to celebrate each precious child the good Lord sends to earth."
"I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee?
I happy am, Joy is my name. Sweet joy befall thee!"
"A baby is one of the greatest joys that life has to offer."
"You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Jones
A baby has a special way of adding joy in every single day.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
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