It’s always been about the girls
on this landscape, grass and water
notwithstanding: the basic elements

of endless awe as maternal blooms
before our eyes with faint reflection
from whence we came.

We have lent all we know, watched
generations grow into mothers—
it’s always been about the girls.


5 responses to “ABOUT THE GIRLS

  1. Love your photo of the girls, John.


  2. Hauntingly well done.


  3. Great poem, and like the color….

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