Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Winter sun

winter sun
finally breaks through—
my mother
knew to cut my apple
so I could see its star

—A Hundred Gourds, 1:3 June 2012

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4 comments:

  1. One of my favorites, for its unexpected but apt and warming juxtaposition of images!

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  2. the wonderful little things we remember about our mothers...that's why we love them long after they are gone

    Adelaide

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  3. I enjoyed reading your comment, Adelaide. Mine's still here, though she's a shadow of who she used to be.

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