Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
September Will Find Us

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Now he is five
And September will find us.
The yellow van will snatch him away
And I will be left alone on the road,
My hand hanging in the moist morning air,
As if detached from my body,
Waving goodbye.

Patricia Romano has been writing poetry and stories since she was 12. Now that her boys are older, ages 9 and 12, she is finding a few moments to submit her work and complete edits on her children’s novel. An avid naturalist and wildlife enthusiast, she writes biweekly scripts for podcasts about wildlife and champions of the environment. Email her at patti@planetbonehead.

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