Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Compassionate Parents

 

compassionate arms 

guide children's rocky road 

bandage on their knees 

 

* * * * *


soothing voice 

teach teenagers life choices 

the first dance lesson 

 

* * * * * 


confusion in the eyes 

tears and fears from cancer 

names are forgotten 

 

* * * * * 


tender hands 

massage the dying mother 

kiss on her forehead 


 

Compassion theme prompted at the Environment & Spirituality zoom discussion.

 

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