Ocean eyes of blue brilliance begging me to dive in.
Can I see what is inside?
Once wide open, now cautious about sharing.
Starting to make her own way; to make her own choices.
Making me proud; my heart nearly bursting.
So hard to see her growing up.
So exciting to see her growing up.
Fly, sweet girl. Spread your wings.
Don’t hide like I did. Don’t be afraid like I was.
Show them how amazing you are.
Let them all see what I see—