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April 01st 2008 print

Elizabeth Lewis

My Mother is a Mum

She shops, cleans, cooks, gets sick,
keeps cooking.
Her life is a sacrifice she is
ambiguous about reclaiming.

The umbilical cord is never severed
entirely, her arms still ache for her
four babies,
she has
five hearts beating in her chest.

Elizabeth Lewis