daughter of mine


Woman and child pause
to rest on a flat, seat-like rock
that peers out to sea
A small and delicate waist
cupped by the large and pendulous arm,
a well-rehearsed coming together,
as if separation
was only ever
a painful illusion.

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7 responses to “daughter of mine

  1. Oh…gorgeous.:)

  2. Debra Mae White

    Beautiful…a sentiment every mother can relate to.

  3. Thank you for sharing your words with those of us who need beautiful words.

  4. Beautiful and poignant words, Shanee.

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