True Love . a poem by Alice B. Clagett

Written on 21 November 2012

Image: “Beautiful Child,” by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Beautiful Child,” by Alice B. Clagett, CC BY-SA 4.0

A mother’s love, I feel, is the most beautiful love on Earth. I wrote this poem when I saw a happy  mom with her daughter walking in a park one morning …

A Poem by Alice B. Clagett
21 November 2012

As rain loves the Earth,
and the small roots between the trees;
and tickles Oceans’ Titans’ foam-flecked feet,
and sends the Devas whirling, Sufi-style,
and blesses the conception of each child,
and bathes the borning World in ecstasy,
so is her love for thee.

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Alice B. Clagett

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