Poetry

Mary

Amy Jasek
Jan 26, 2022

On Mothering a Teenager. . .

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This morning I found Mary in the kitchen
puttering around making breakfast
the moon was on the counter
and her crown she had hung from the doorknob
You’re up early I said
She just gave me her best Mona Lisa
and turned back to the stove

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