Wednesday, February 16, 2005

a little after the fact, but SO WHAT

my daughter gave me this wonderful gift...


mama,

as both daughter and friend
(and lucky for that)
this birthday i see you:
glowing at 45;
alive
and sometimes hurting, treading;
sometimes laughing;
smaller in your clothes;
still learning voraciously
and always as the woman i'd
choose
as mother and friend
at 45...57...72...96...

2 comments:

da mountain said...

I see poetry runs in the family, Sonja - this is quite a gift. She seems like a great kid and you gotta know she loves you!

MT

sonja said...

aww, thanks, billy
she is the BEST and
I'M the lucky one...

-s