Unrecognized Growth

My grandkids say I’ve mastered

the damsel in distress look

 but what they don’t know

is how hard I had to work

to drop the leave me alone,

I can to do it myself look

that I mastered at age two.


This entry was posted in poetry.

One comment on “Unrecognized Growth

  1. Funny, Joan. My mom used to say that beginning at two my mantra was “I can do it myself, Mommy!” Like minds, I guess. 🙂


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