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A Mother’s Lament August 28, 2016

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A MOTHER’S LAMENT

Twinkle twinkle little star

Get this trash out of my car

The Taco Bell

The Coffee Cup:

Balloons that you were blowing up

 

Up above the world so high

Somewhere there’s a bright blue sky

It can’t be seen

Through this dim glass

Through fingerprints and dust and ash

 

How I wonder what you are

Thinking when you leave this bar

Of chocolate

And nuts galore

A-melting on the backseat floor

 

Like a diamond in the sky

What’s that?  Oh, it looks like pie,

A sock, a brush,

A pair of cleats

All smashed into the leather seats

 

Twinkle twinkle little star

How I wonder what you are

My child, my babe

Born of my flesh

Heart of my hearts: an awful mess.

 

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Lori Duff

Lori B. Duff is an award-winning author who practices law on the side.  Her latest book, "If You Did What I Told You..." is set to be released in the Fall of 2019. You can follow her on Twitter at @LoriBDuff and on Facebook. For more blogs written by Lori, click here. For more information about Lori in general, click here. If you want Lori to do your writing for you, click here.

A Mother’s Lament August 28, 2016

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