Motherhood

Thu, 08/01/2013 - 15:35 -- mscuroe

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I left them behind in the airport

   and forgot to look back

 

Eight months and twenty-eight days

   this country has been growing in me

   kicking until I crumble and stand back up

   and I eat for two mouths

   as if I may never taste again

 

They say motherhood changes you

   return to America with aching feet

   a child grown from roots in foreign tongue

   in my arms and wonder if they

   will still know my face

Comments

Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

Powerful expression. Always let poetry fill your life. Keep expressing your heart.   

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