I held my friend’s child 
relieving her arms
as we caught up 
on the pulse of our lives.
And I felt a gentleness 
in my heart
that awakens 
with a yawn
whenever I witness 
(the exhaustion)
of mother’s love.

2 responses to “Connection”

  1. Fractured Faith Blog Avatar

    Lovely words and image 😊

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Barbara Powell, Poet Avatar

      Thank you very much! ♥️ a touching moment


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