Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

poem- letting go December 6, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:33 am
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Mother’s fingers

always gripped tightly to your small ones

amid the crowds.

Now she’s letting go

and you wish your grip was tight enough

to make her stay.


for Lori.


7 Responses to “poem- letting go”

  1. Jim Stewart Says:

    She will stay. In your heart.

  2. Melody J Haislip Says:

    I had just been thinking about my own mom. Truly beautiful,Shawn!

  3. She’s letting go, to realize just how good the tightness felt.

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