she was being repaid
the gratitude of a screaming enfant terrible
for all her giving
her four year old is reversing
into a disobedient analyte
for the first time
in her short life
she has a child
she has her spunk
she has her measure of predicting
as only a mother can tell in advance.
--Jay Coral currently lives in Los Angeles and can be found at http://bluejayeye.blogspot.com/.