Little Willow (slayground) wrote,
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Poetry Friday: Mother Mind by Julia Ward Howe

I never made a poem, dear friend --
I never sat me down, and said,
This cunning brain and patient hand
Shall fashion something to be read.

-- from Mother Mind by Julia Ward Howe

Read the poem in full.

I honestly was not listening to this song on purpose as I posted this poem. The song includes the lyric, "All the things his mama did to make him mind." This is how my life works.

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