#haikureview: Self Injurious Behavior

Jessica Cavanagh with Jude Segrest

smother the mother

smothering the sorrow she

feels too deep to say

create a family

the father can play two roles

well, if he means it

the final bow when

you realize they pulled your heart

made you an arrow

Founder of Ars Poetica, in international language arts agency specializing in interactive poetry. Meet our poets: arspoetica.us

Founder of Ars Poetica, in international language arts agency specializing in interactive poetry. Meet our poets: arspoetica.us