Mothers And Daughters

The cruel girls we loved
Are over forty,
Their subtle daughters
Have stolen their beauty;

And with a blue stare
Of cool surprise,
They mock their anxious mothers
With their mothers’ eyes.

by David Campbell

Comments (8)

A lovely poem. Not knowing what to do for a number of reasons! An honest truth penned so well.
Well articulated. Enjoyed it very much. Congrats on poem of the day today and also one year ago today. Oh, and two years ago today also. Happy anniversary of your poem of the day!
Well penned so nice of you...Congrates
We probably all have this feeling sometime in our lives
Flows nice Difficult struggle indeed Won't know consequence until action has been taken
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