Poems

Knute Skinner: Mother and Child

Mother and Child The burping done, he let his body sag and settle onto her, a heavy weight.   She eased him from her shoulder to her breast, holding him close but hearing all the while accounts of murder in the capital and acts of violence in a far-off land.   Eyes closed and bowels relaxed, he drifted off, talking in scribbles to her heavy heart. Knute Skinner  

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