Time to take stock.
Iím restless, anxious, disquieted.
I want my mother -
Iím 67 years old and I want my mother.
She has been gone for 22 years
But I still long for her comforting,
For her encouragement, for her strength.
The last word heard on the black box
From the pilot was
"Mother, oh mother."
© 1994 Olga S. Hardman