Late Night Text


To my beloved son, who lives
Clear across the country where
Fire is raging and 
Covid has found
   a Home.

"Just sending my love.
Not going to beg you to 
Come Home.  
Even though that is what a
Mother 
     wants to do during
Times like these.

I know you are being careful. 
But if you are not, 
  Please
Don't tell me."


©Martha Hurwitz, 9/13/20

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