A Poem For My Son

mother’s day

when you were born

my days

were suddenly full

of trees and apples

of hope

and the machinations of terror

I conceived of space

my world became

the size of a seed

pointed and round

no intruders

a harvest of possibility

only sorrow that I could imagine

my world became

a growing diamond

in your eyes

I conceived of love

I became home

. . . . . . .


Danielle LaPorte

About Danielle LaPorte

Danielle LaPorte is the author of the book The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide for Creating Success on Your Own Terms (from Random House/Crown). An inspirational speaker, former think tank exec and business strategist, she is the creator of the online program The Spark Kit: A Digital Experience for Entrepreneurs and co-author of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan. Over a million visitors have gone for her straight-up advice on DanielleLaPorte.com, a site that has been deemed “the best place on-line for kick-ass spirituality.”

You can find her on Facebook and on Twitter @daniellelaporte

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