Sunday, April 5, 2009

365/365 - mom

extends hope, refuses to refuse, gives excuses

insists that the words "hate" and "love" are sins

contends: love is an obligation, not dependent
on liking someone. it's action.

this power struggle on who I think she should be
visa versa.

4 comments:

Mrs Slocombe said...

Right to the very end: inspiring and challenging. I admire you and aspire to your depth of practice as a poet, beyond measure. Good on you.

Pearl said...

thanks. :)

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

this power struggle on who I think she should be
visa versa.

Ah yes, I remember it well!

Pearl said...

good to know it's not an isolated incident. :)