ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

PAINFUL POETRY

Swollen

Ankle Antics

Spirit lift gift — artwork by BB & Tills

With my bum on my foot, I sat
Reading with Tildy on my lap
Leg went numb as I stood
Arms embracing reason for motherhood

Down we went
As my ankle bent
Attempt to save my little girl
From injuries about to unfurl

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