On Motherhood

No coal to my lips, only

this internal burning

to sing; to keep the fire

in this clay jar tended

and ready

at need

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10 thoughts on “On Motherhood

    1. Thank you. My burning to sing keeps building…it has been two years since I sang with my choir back home and I miss it! So maybe this is why I keep slipping “sing” into my poems. 🙂

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