Letter: Lily

Lily,

You made work at the Children’s Center more exciting for me. When I was assigned to you, or even when I wasn’t, you clung to me like a panda to a bamboo tree.

You liked it best when I ran my fingers through your head down to your chocolate tresses. Then I would rub your back in slow, light motions as you closed your drowsy eyes. I was glad. For during class, you are the most energetic little worker bee searching for nectar. I wanted you to rest. (more…)