Olivia Jane

She peeks from behind

the legs of her guardian.

Flashing you a smile,

blinding and profound.

Tiny ripples of crystals,

her giggles reaching your ears.

“You found me!” she squeals

her eyes dancing with yours.

Upturned, her face,

bathing in the warmth of light.

You reach our for her

longing to know this child within.

A frosty mantle of air

descends, halting your advances.

Swept from your sight by

her defender, the moment now gone.

She vanishes, her long

white hair surrendering to goodbye.