Monday, June 30, 2014

Donna Hilbert: "Gravity"

What binds me to this earth
are the hands of my children,
as I hold my mother
holding her mother
back to the mother
who begat us all.
This is gravity.
This is why we call the earth Mother,
why all rising is a miracle.

"Gravity" by Donna Hilbert, from Deep Red. © Event Horizon Press, 1993.

Art credit: Untitled image by unknown photographer (originally black and white).



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