Choppy happy scattered talks
Go round and round around us.
Playground chats all week soak in
to settle light and steady.
We've made it here to this fine place
Sharing mother duties.
I wash yours, you pick up mine
We've sewn affections into time
We've squeezed the lemons into wine
And now I'm strong and ready.
Thank you for feeding me
Your kind words, your beatnik tea
Your fresh cut Costco strawberries
(Your everyday offerings.)
It's good to be together.