I read this poem that came to my inbox yesterday, I wanted to stand up on the subway and shout, “ATTENTION, EVERYONE. YOU WILL LOVE THIS POEM!
Mother Talks Back to the Monster
by Carrie Shipers
Tonight, I dressed my son in astronaut pajamas,
you were nowhere to be found, but I could smell
just above my ankles if I left them exposed.
than feeling so much fear is keeping it inside,
your heavy step, I insist that you aren’t real.
at the kitchen table with the dishes
By the way, I just found this Anti-Anxiety Poem by Shipers, too. She is so great!