3 am phone call.
pointed head in a striped cap, giant baby hands.
snuggle. cuddle. love.
bubble baths, funny faces, repeating led zeppelin.
come stay with me. let's race, color, sing.
hold the baby. teach her guns and blocks.
come stay with me. let's cook, build, be silly.
sad, confused, quiet.
what is divorce? can i stay with you?
funny. mouthy. getting in trouble.
sure you can stay with me.
music. girls. guns.
soul has returned. you're still mine.
grown. confused. sure.
man. still my baby.
must you leave? stay with me.
play. sing. silly. safe.
i still love you.