Mother’s Day

Cassidy Street is a librarian’s assistant from Falkner, MS. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Eunoia ReviewFive on the FifthIndigo Lit and the Scarlet Leaf Review.

Mother's Day

Do not trust the beaten

	roads of widows’ feet,

		their leather clappers

skimming garden palings,

	crepe lined baskets trailing

		like exclamations from their

arms, love given too freely.

	Says my Imam, Believe her

		when those haggard feet glide on






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