Happy Mother’s Day?
By Mary T. Hoffman

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Happy Mother’s Day?
By Mary T. Hoffman

Happy Mother’s Day, you say?
Not if you’re a sow or cow
Crammed and jammed,
Insane with pain
Day after day,
Night after night –
Unending fright
From birth to death,
Hidden away; how can we say
“Happy” Mother’s Day?

(13 May 2007)