Maybe There Are Mothers Without Children

Music: Ma mere l'oye - 5: Le Jardin Feerique.
By Maurice Ravel.
Performed by Felipe Sarro at Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license.


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Maybe there are mothers without children
On whom this day will smile out of love.
The name, perhaps, is honored by the burden,
However justified, or not, by blood.
Each love of children, even not one's own,
Reverberates throughout this world of stone,
Singing of what nothing else could prove.

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