Mother’s Love

13411939_10209544645598467_2234712537344072344_oMy tiny treasures

Look at the scar that you created

I wear it for you with love and pride.

I wear it with stoicism

Disfigured permanently for motherhood

We call it an apron

It hangs loose and saggy like an old washed out jumper.

Alison Jean Hankinson

 

This was written for the quadrille at d’Verse. Hope it is okay.

Quadrille#22

 

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Author: alisonhankinson

I am a school teacher and a mum and a red cosmic skywalker, and sometimes a netball coach...but beneath it all I am a writer...

17 thoughts on “Mother’s Love”

  1. Oh how I love this. Especially the excellent description at the end…”It hangs loose and saggy like an old washed out jumper.” This makes me smile…as did the photo before I even read the words. I’ll take every scar of motherhood for the ultimate joy it brought to me. 🙂 Smiling I am.

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