Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Writing in the Kiss-and-Ride Line

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Harriet Beecher Stowe
Determined
wrote at the kitchen table
amid the din
of pots and children.

Virginia Woolf
Visionary
demanded a room of her own.

I
Ridiculous
sit strapped into a Buick
sneaking word crumbs,
dreaming of wings.


Rosie Prohias Driscoll is a Cuban-American educator and poet. A former high school English teacher, she currently directs the Teen Faith Formation Program at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Alexandria, VA, where she lives with her husband, two daughters, and two greyhounds. Her poems have appeared in the Acentos Review, the Mas Tequila Review, Pilgrimage Magazine, Blue Lyra Review, and Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art.


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I love the contrast of images, the last being one I could really identify with. I especially liked the phrase "sneaking word crumbs", lovely!
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