Mother and Child

Protecting arms enclose her,
like a shell around a pearl.

The storm of tears abates,
and sleep finds those winter twilight eyes.

Now dreams skirt the horizon
to drift across the edge of calm

and she sleeps in her mother's breath,
wrapping its warmth around her
like a mantle.

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angela_michelle 6 years ago from United States

Beautiful picture, and beautiful poem. So Sweet.


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Michael Shane 6 years ago from Gadsden, Alabama

Very sweet hub!


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Moulik Mistry 6 years ago from Burdwan, West Bengal, India

So sweet as a mother-child relation should be...


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Don W 6 years ago Author

Thanks for stopping by Angela, Michael and Moulik, and for the kind words.


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wavegirl22 4 years ago from New York, NY

divine, graceful, simply beautiful.


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Kathryn L Hill 3 years ago from LA

This is great poetry!


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Don W 3 years ago Author

Thanks Kathryn


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Akriti Mattu 19 months ago from Shimla, India

What a lovely poem :)


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Don W 19 months ago Author

Thanks Akriti, I appreciate that.


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Akriti Mattu 19 months ago from Shimla, India

Looking forward to read more

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