Every Eye in the Place

I don’t think I’ve ever before walked through a room and literally had every eye turn to follow me. Guess that’s what happens when you bring the three week old baby out to dinner. Taking her to the bathroom to change her diaper at the end of the meal (she slept blissfully in her seat until the very end, such a good girl), I had at least three people ask how old she is and saw the question in a dozen other faces. Proud mommy that I am, I didn’t mind the attention at all.

4 Responses to Every Eye in the Place

  1. Jenny March 31, 2008 at 3:03 am #

    Yes, yes! smile Let Truth be True and our explanations silent…

  2. Literacy-chic April 1, 2008 at 12:03 pm #

    Wow.  Thanks for posting this.  I’ve never encountered it before.  Updike was more sure of things than Frost, no?

  3. Karen Edmisten April 9, 2008 at 7:04 am #

    I’m so glad you posted this, Melanie. I read it around Easter, too, and meant to post it and forgot. Beautiful, isn’t it?

  4. Melanie Bettinelli April 9, 2008 at 7:28 am #

    I am so glad you like it. I was really blown away especially that fist stanza with the cells molecules and amino acids… Too beautiful not to post!

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