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Monday, June 18, 2007

Monday Word Offerings

Guardian mother
Between the madness and them
My body a shield

In soul cut moments
Without arms, only words left
To stem the bleeding

Burn the blue incense
Of forgetting and cleanse these
Word cuts from this soul

© B.Y. Penman 2007
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Photograph - Guardian (Mother & Child Sculpture) by Ruth Burink


Princess Haiku said...

Hi, Stopped to say hi and read your new post.

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Beautiful combination of words and image!