Love, you see, is nothing new. It's been happening to you
Every day of your life.
Baby powder on your cheeks; Measles for at least two weeks.
Mom was feeling the strife.
Muddy boots on a clean floor; A clean bandage on a sore.
Eating up home-made bread.
Grandma makes a Teddy Bear; Handle it with loving care.
And we'll call him Ol' Fred.
A new pair of high-heeled shoes. It's Dad waiting up for you
With a frown on his face.
Caring for one special man; Saving for a wedding band
Wearing Mom's wedding lace.
Love's a baby on the way. It's a lavender bouquet
Given by a young heart.
It's a visit from the kids; Showing them a Katydid
And then having to part.
Love, love, love, love, love, love, love.
©Lynnette Schuepbach, 1973