Brave

She gives me all her butterfly kisses You know those moments When you rest a kiss atop her head And her tiny lashes flutter against your chin It’s part of the ancient battle against sleep “Mama will keep watch, my courageous Angel” I hum And I rock And I hold the child in myself as …

Daughters

I can feel the end It’s sitting in my chest like an empty chair Staring at beauty, perfection, warmth Eyes wide and empty It’s scary when I see you with the same mask I wonder if your thoughts are as dark as mine I hope I never teach you the hate in my head I …

Scientist Angel

K M via Compfight I press a kiss into her hair And try to memorize the feeling Of the strands against my lips And her smell as I breathe her in My Angel I’m saving this memory For the first time she breaks my heart And all the times after Cause that’s what kids do …