Friday, June 22, 2007

The Adversary

Mothers are hardest to forgive.
Life is the fruit they long to hand you,
Ripe on a plate. And while you live,
Relentlessly they understand you.

- Phyllis McGinley


Blogger wendigo said...

wooo... i am so relating to these lines. where'd you find them?

5:20 AM  
Blogger karrvakarela said...

In an anthology I picked up from a second-hand bookstore. The Oxford Book of Children's Verse in America.

8:36 AM  
Blogger Jessica J said...

That's where I found that poem, too! I just posted it on my own blog for Mother's Day.

7:38 AM  

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