grow up

always a child, pretending to be grown-up…
needing and resenting
the fact of that need…
and the shame,
and casting blame…
sick of it.

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Mother: harbinger of life
fountain of knowledge
receptacle of experience
benefactor of love
sea of compassion
altruistic to the core!

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My beautiful giant

I am making room
for my new new daughter
but what I really want is for her
to burst through this room.
The world will not be big enough to restrain her.

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and although it was a carousel
I swear the beast moved high above
the green of ground
stopping once to sip
from the stream we followed

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