she said, her voice calm and soft amid the chaos.
In through your mouth
and out through your nose. She says
You will be surprised where this takes
you. How it turns unbearable to believable.
Her voice a calm in the storm.
because here we are
in this moment
and there is truly no other option.
in the knowledge
he will be here
his arms open
his heart open; your son.
Waiting waiting waiting
Simply because the earth willed it so.
because you are, as he is
a child of this earth.
(for Corey and Tanya, the mamas of boys soon to be here.With love)