I recognize that picture taken some years ago. 1
The day my son was born
It happen right before dawn
A soft cry announced that my life has changed
With my eyes I looked and stroked his face 5
I kissed his pink cheeks, forehead, tiny palms and hands, tiny toes
So beautiful, so indescribable,
My beautiful boy
His black hair, his smooth skin, his baby smell, his soft cryÃ¢ÂÂ¦
Is the Angel of my dreams, Miguel Angel 10
The feelings of love washed over me and took away all the pain.
I cried from joy and sheer exhaustion.
I rocked you back and forth happy to have you in my arms.
I didn't know what "complete" meant, until you arrived.
I didn't know how much love I had inside me to give 15
I finally understood, that everything that I have lived for
Known and imagined was less meaningful.
My world as I know it began to transform and change
I became a mom, a guardian, a protector,
A new mother with new feelings of love 20
I stopped being Mirna, the daughter, the sister, the friend, the wife, and the teacherÃ¢ÂÂ¦
And I became MOM
Miguel Angels' Critical Analysis
The speaker of the poem "Miguel Angel" by Mirna C. Romero is an autobiography of when she became a mother for the first time and how it impacted her life. The feelings and new changes that meant becoming a mother for the first time were overwhelming. She starts by describing how her son looked and feel when she first set eyes on him. "With my eyes I looked and stroked his face. I kissed his pink cheeks, forehead, tiny palms and hands, and tiny toes. So beautiful," (Ln. 5-7) "His black hair, his skin, his...