Our Souls in Words
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Our Souls in Words

A Proud and Sad Moment as a Mother

Growing up, graduating, and leaving home

Image credit: author — me and my daughter at her graduation 05/20/2022

For this child, I prayed

17 years ago, my baby girl made her debut.

Born in September at Mt. Sinai in Manhattan, I prayed for a daughter and boy did I get one.

Spirited, willful, and knows her own mind — I wouldn’t have it any other way.

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Pene Hodge

Pene Hodge

Nurse, Mom, Writer. I write because I must. Arrive curious, leave inspired. I welcome collaboration, contact me@oursoulwords@gmail.com