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Mothers Sometimes Find Themselves Marooned

Music: The Huron Carol (Jesous Ahatonhia).Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Mothers sometimes find themselves marooned
On islands in an unfrequented sea.
The burden is too great to bear alone,
However much one loves, the mind too free.
Each must struggle not to be consumed,
Returning need for need voraciously,
Souls left to survive all on their own.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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