two of them. you in video.
still chubby face and legs
with wide beam of pride.
a look and feel and smile
i hope to see again and again
on you, at each first step,
at each rise of fall.

pride. that polysemous,
monosyllabic word
of dignity-equality-
humanity– oh,
mi nieto, age one,
is this too much
to tell you? then when?

i watch again. the steps
from mom to dad.
flow of love-values.
and worry less.
and more.