one
grieving mother

diminishes
the multitude of smiles

the woman
who decides
to bear
no children

bears love
to all humanity

the woman who

June 16, 2007

the woman
who decides
to bear
no children

bears hope
to humanity

mother’s day gossip

May 13, 2007

Poor Joan –
she never married.

And Leslie
never had children.

And wasn’t it a shame
about Marla?

Too bad –
she was such a pretty girl…

A Mom Like You

May 13, 2006

The world needs more moms like you:
A mother to speak softly
about how special a child is.
A mom to look up to and feel sure about.

I wish I could send you to those
who need a mom like you
to embrace them in fragrant warmth
while you sing away the loneliness.