Wednesday, December 13, 2017

blue foam cake

My youngest son
doesn't interact with
other children.

Instead, he
makes me fake food,
pen sketches,
block buildings--
shows them to me,
waits for praise.

Sometimes I think,
in the way parents of 2017 do,
I should schedule play dates
for him, introduce
him to friends his own age. 

But I don't.
I love the attention
he lavishes on me
and quite frankly,
I don't actually believe
he needs any fixing.

He just brought me a
blue foam cake which I
pretend ate
with real enthusiasm.

1 comment:

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

If a child is happy playing on their own why force them to have play dates or hang out with other kids every child is different and some prefer to be alone, I and my sister Sue were two such children.