Poems + Prompts #16
Well, hello! And welcome to Poems + Prompts, the paid edition of People + Bodies. I’m so happy you’re here to do a little reading and writing.
Today is a bit of a doozy, if I’m being honest. This one was making the rounds a few months ago (? I have no sense of time anymore). It is so seemingly simple, so short, but the complexity of the relationship — of relationships across time and space — is so terribly vivid. There’s also so much in this about our own sense of self-worth, about grief, about loss, about love, about approval, about mothers and daughters. And the title! What do you make of it?
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