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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Days when the Pirate Comes

{a fun idea for the sandbox, a visit from the Pirate}

On days when the pirate comes,
he leaves a treasure in the sand.
Our outlaw with the heart of gold.

This treasure is gifted to little boys
carried through their childhood.
Remember when we were pirates?

He arrives when the days are marked by dirty toes and pruney fingers.
Days when big brother whispers, I will always be here for you,
and little brothers hold him close, and learn to call for each other...
Lee-Lee, Beck-Beck, Eee-Tee.

During the hot days and carefree nights,
when the air is full of the spirit of Peter Pan, 
even their shadows smile,
from the sheer happy thought of it all.

On the day when the pirate comes.

If I Were Peter Pan, You Would Be My Happy Thought

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  1. You have such a gift! Thanks for sharing!

  2. I wish I could find money in the sand! What a fun idea! I am following you!

  3. Thanks so much for your sweet comment. :)

  4. What a fun idea to share with your boys.

    Beth @ Hungry Happenings

  5. This is such a sweet post. I love the pirate visit. Thanks for linking up to the Summertime Fun Party.
    Little Wonders' Days

  6. Awww... the little pirates look so cute :)

    We have a link-up party going on - Tea Time Thursdays @ Kreative Korner. I would really appreciate if you'd link up some of your awesome posts there. Hope to see you at the party.


I so appreciate your sweet thoughts and thank you for sharing. I always try to reply whether it be to your email or on one of your blog posts! Wishing you a wonder*filled day! Michelle

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