Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Unthinkable

A tribute to all mothers who face the unthinkable.


Mother dropped
To her knees,
Sobbing,
Ragged waves
Of
Grief.
Six year olds
Aren’t suppose to
Die.

5 comments:

Lee said...

Powerful! These few words evoke so much emotion. Even someone who doesn't have a child can immediately feel the devastation.

Alyson Beecher said...

Wow! Short but powerful and very emotionally moving.

Julie said...

This made me SOB. Very powerful

Amy Boyden said...

:-(. Ooh I just felt a wave of grief wash over me. . .

travelinma said...

Thank you all for reading and responding. This is a poem that has been swelling within for years.