March 12, 1974

This is part of a series of journal entries. For more about this project, see this introduction.

My little boy,
        With waving arms
        And flailing feet
Is curious lord of his universe
Cooing captor of two hearts

Wearied warrior
        Of the day’s small battles.

John Denver had a television special tonight. You and I watched. Daddy was at school. His
songs are beautiful.


I found details of John Denver’s TV special in the NY Times archive. There’s also a video of it on YouTube:

I had completely forgotten it-probably too absorbed in admiring you!