Thursday, November 12, 2009

my own

not flesh of my flesh

flesh 6

nor bone of my bone

flesh 1

but still miraculously my own

flesh 2

never forget for a single minute

flesh 4

you didn't grow under my heart...

flesh 5

but in it.

flesh 3



*poem by Fleur Conkling Heyliger







19 comments:

  1. That's beautiful. I am so happy for your family. Josiah is beautiful.

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  2. love that last pic of Si. He just looks so sweet, as we know he is.

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  3. These pictures are absolutely stunning. I love how intimately they capture him.

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  4. Rachel, this was so beautiful. The words and pictures are amazing.

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  5. This is so beautiful. Are you trying to make me cry today? :)
    Blessings,
    Amy

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  6. wonderful, rachel. i'm with amy. tearing up.

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  7. Beautiful. Photos & poem.

    Happy Birthday, Josiah! We are celebrating Bria's first on Sunday! I think it's kinda cool that their Birthday buddies!!

    I love watching your life continue to unfold. Thanks for keeping us all a part of it!

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  8. And by "their" I meant "they're".

    An annoying mistake!

    ;-)

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  9. You know I get "it". I love this post so much.

    Happy birthday to your dear baby boy!!!
    Hugs!

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  10. I have always LOVED that poem! And you are such a great photographer!! You know how I am about baby feet...

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  11. Rach-
    Simply beautiful...Happy Birthday Si, one year old!
    Lots of love to you all!

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  12. What great photos - I wish I had some good au natural shots of Alex. They really reflect the innocence.

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