MOTHER

Today is mother’s day. Many women in the world are receiving at least the one day of praise for all the days they deserve the praise.
My mother was a hard woman,and for her my feelings were always mixed. She had a disappointed life and took it out on me. My life has turned out to have far less disappointments than hers. I understand her wounds, but never could convince her I was not the cause of them.
So this Mother’s Day I take the bouquet of flowers and the
good wishes. I hope I’ve made a world for the children I’ve come in contact with (and for my son) that speaks positively of
nurturing. I am sad my own mother never lived to see my real accomplishments or acknowledged my small ones along the way. I hope mothers are more forgiving of their children just as we children (old and young) must forgive our mothers for not being perfect.

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About christineemmert

Words have been part of my life. First the spoken word in my time as an actress and increasingly the written word in my shift to writer. I write across the genres, but mostly as a playwright and poet. My interest as my life extends is in the realm of tethering myth to the mundane reality where I live. In this vein I have expanded into stories and novels. Presently I look at how myths taken from past cultures can affect us today. Hence my novella of Lilith which is out on Kindle . I live in the Eastern Woodlands where I try to incorporate nature into my many writing projects. We are so in danger of losing that link to our very planet!
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