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She sorts through

ribbons and buttons

bobby pins

crocheted lace

memories of her mother

tied up in a bow.

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©  2017  Betty Hayes Albright

 

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Like those nesting dolls

in graduated sizes

my sons became

encased each year

inside of bigger boys.

Now grown and sealed

inside tall men

they’re unaware

I still see through

a mother’s eyes

to all those younger little boys

still playing deep inside.

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(c) 1992, 2014  Betty Hayes Albright

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Like those nesting dolls

in graduated sizes

my sons became

encased each year

inside of bigger boys.

Now grown and sealed

they’re unaware

I still see through

a mother’s eyes

to all those younger little boys

playing deep inside.

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(c) 1992, 2012  Betty Hayes Albright

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