Mothers are the archetypes of love.
One loves as one has learned to love, and dances
To childhood tunes that one has learned by heart.
How daunting to assume that ancient part!
Enduring icon to untold romances
Replayed through generations of love's art,
Still loving children whom one knows not of.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.
Audio and Video Music: Angel's Dream. By Aakash Gandhi. Music free to use at YouTube.