Moments in Time

There are these moments in time.

They seem to slip by.

As quick as they come their gone.

I need to capture them, I think. I turn to look for my phone or camera, but something stops me.

I forget the camera, the perfect picture.

I return to the moment in front of me. My babies. My boys.

They are laughing and singing and swimming and make believing. Soaking up the sun rays of one of their first summers together.

Right before my eyes, they are getting to know one another.

Three brothers bonding and making memories. Memories, they probably will not remember even if I snapped the shot.

But I will always remember. I paint the moment for my heart to hold.

Three small boys in a rubber tub full of water; warmed by the sun. Otto the biggest, in the back. Abbott and Reed at each of his sides.

A rainbow formed in the mist over their heads as I showered them with the cold hose.

They laughed and threw their faces towards the sky. Otto leaned forward and smiled into the back each of their heads.

Taking a second with his brothers, enjoying the moment shared with them. 

A moment, just for me to see.

Written by, Margaret Edmundson

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