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poems about motherhood

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    #17 Hand Me Down Holes

    Emmaline running, calloused toes, dirt path trail. Wearing cardboard in her soles, patches those hand-me-down holes. Budget of shoestrings, make new, old things. Calling after Evelyn, slow up sister, stop to play with me. Run this ridge line down, climb in granny’s tree, write names with...
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    #7 Mother and Child

    White light through slumber calls Maternal instincts nudge, from dreams life awakens, infant’s cry Rapture, midnight’s lullaby. Soft, robe buffers winter’s chill. Fingers guiding nipple bare, baby’s lips now resting there, cradled arm to hand. Provenance, fidelity, divinity, two souls...