Wednesday, June 06, 2007

A Mother’s Chill

She sits wrapped in a towel,
trying to stay warm in a poolside breeze.
Her children, a boy and girl,
swimming with wings holding her breath,
unable to feel what she feels.

9 comments:

polona said...

a beautiful, heart-warming piece!

jel said...

that it is !

daisies said...

wonderful!

Masago said...

Magnificent...it's as if you are/were a mother!

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I guess we'll never be able to have the feel of motherhood -- It amazes me each day.

floots said...

beautifully done pat

Don Iannone said...

Um, nice one, Pat. Great feel in this one and a powerful life observation as well.

Janice Thomson said...

Oh this is good Pat! Well-said.

Katie McKenna said...

So true! and I shall savor the moments when they come around again! Lovely sentiments!