Mother


Why don’t you care
I thought we were special
Why are you like that
Why don’t you help
We are dying
Falling apart
And you don’t care
Did you ever care

Nothing has changed
The rain
The sun
The wind and the night
They go on and on
It makes no difference to you does it
You never did care
We were but a moment
A moment in time and place
A moment among many other moments
Nothing to concern you
Nothing to coddle
You did your job
We were on our own from the beginning
    weren’t we
And you never did care did you

Marv Himmel
April 2, 2019 ©