Warmth

There must have been a hole in the diaphragm
or you would not have been born,
and now you look at me, wondering if I shall feed you.
Yes I shall. My body wants to, so I suppose it is the thing to do.
Your trust in me is encouraging.

Outside birds fly around with straws for their nests,
reminding me I have no place for us.
You had been better off being a bird,
but we shall do with our imperfect start together
and you are, you are, the most beautiful.

this baby himself is now the father of a 2 year old girl šŸ˜‰

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Comments on: "Warmth" (9)

  1. This made me smile Ina. And I know the diaphragm issue too as I imagine do many others!

    And what beautiful outcomes arose for you!

    L&H xx

    • Hi Christine, šŸ™‚ thank you for smiling. I think offspring is fantastic! Even if it comes at an awkward time.
      L&H xx

  2. Absolutely!! Its wonderful! šŸ˜Š Xx

  3. A mother’s love…

  4. This is a lovely heart-warming poem

    Arohanui
    David xxx

  5. Elaine Randall English said:

    impossibly sweet, sweet bit…thanks Ina!

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