Treasure Island

lalitha iyer

(7.6.1967 / Kochi, India)

Mother's Love


Mother is sleeping
her babies are sold
for prices cheap;
bedded to aged sacks;
to seed them weeds,
her kids are raped
bloomed newly
her kids are kid supplies
when schooling shakes
mothers are sleeping
when fathers are bedding
When the nudists betray
purity and decencies
models bare
remaining formalities
animals display
mothers are for Nature
Human mothers
babying at night
and sleeping at light.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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