3 am, New Motherhood

thousand pound eyelids

sweetly sticky shirts

breasts transformed to boulders

heartrending squalls

nipples chafed and raw

delirious hallway treks

panicked phone calls

milk drowns suckling mouth

mislaid wet diapers

silky infant skin

 

(art:Vicente Romero)

 

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