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NATION'S MOTHERHOOD | For Madam Esther Chukwu

NATION'S MOTHERHOOD.

For Madam Esther Chukwu


I have walked in the shadow of
a mother but the joy she feels
is the pain that I feel — that of
motherhood.

I have given her the earth, that
they be in her shoes. but her well
of desire has shun pleasure to
motherhood.

I have washed in traveling rivers
so as to see my face. but i
see her on each lines of my palm — such 's
motherhood.

I have washed in surging whirlpools
of waters, but none is like her
first blood; her precious essence of
motherhood.

I have sailed through her thought like the
rumble of clouds. and she has filled
her mind with her child's substance — such 's
motherhood.


"words from the innocent mind"
Akinwale Peace Akindayo
Philip Peace

Happy Birthday, Mother.
Philip wishes you well, Mother.
May you live to enjoy your children.

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