Tuesday, August 24, 2010

welcome

too excited to sleep,
seriously.
alarm set for 5:00
got up at 4:23
the crickets -
harbingers of summer's end -
have toned it down
considerably since the
first of august
it.
is.
time.
for this other life
this
go
go
go
life
today i accept
children
people's children
into my care and tutelage
and send away
my two
i'm
too petrified to sleep,

seriously.

Linking up with Emily at Chatting at the Sky. She's written about her twins - precious!

9 comments:

  1. Good Luck on your first day!

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  2. awww...so sweet...sometimes i forget our teachers have butterflies of anticipation, too...have a lovely day!

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  3. yay! teacher butterflies! hope it was a great day :)

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  4. Praying that you and your children all had a wonderful first day :-)

    Cate

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  5. I woke up way early too! Nervous and thrilled all wrapped up in one!

    Hope it was a great day!

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  6. yay! teacher butterflies! hope it was a great day :)

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  7. Good Luck on your first day!

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