|Mother, Child, Children
Images (from left):
Bernadette Calnon-Buote, Child and Mother,oil on canvas, 18" x48" (1994).
Sikkai Hansen, Mother and Child,lithograph, 24' x 28"' (1974).
Toss me a baby and without bothering
to blink I'll catch her, sling him on a hip.
Any woman knows the remedy for grief
is being needed: duty bugles and
we'll climb out of exhaustion every time...
-Rita Dove, Mother Love