Ten tiny toes like pearls to kiss,
Your heartbeat against my chest,
You fit just here in the palm of my hand.
Ten tiny toes taking steps on their own,
Just one, maybe two, into my waiting arms.
You laugh and it's contagious.
Ten little boy toes find the edge of the waves.
You stand amazed at the size of the ocean.
I stand amazed at the person you are becoming.
Ten toes in shiny new spiderman shoes.
"Mama, mama watch, watch me jump so high!".
I'm always watching, baby, and trying so hard not to