4.15.2015

Make of Our Hearts

At hospital
for another baby
you warned of pain

But you knew
pain
was my sister

The brain
not the body
experiences pain

And the head
not the heart
is what gets broken

You stroked
my hair
but I thought of her

#15 of 30 for National Poetry Month!

4 comments:

  1. Something to think about. Maybe the body but not the soul gets broken.

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  2. And she was so worth the pain! This is so beautiful. I love this moment, captured here now forever.

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  3. "You stroked my hair/but I thought of her..." There are so many ways to interpret this, the characters as well as the emotions. This is beautifully realized poetry, Marian! Amy

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