Poem of the Week

My Sister the Poet

Joined
by two wombs
in common
one that brought us
into the world
one that caught us
when we left the first
nurtured the unseen
then gave us
naked and screaming
to a life
that demanded
we tell ourselves
joined
not only by the blood
but by the ink
in our veins

~HC

for Jen, on her birthday

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