Another mother |

Another mother

Today my son left for war.

Today I tied a yellow ribbon around my big oak tree.

Then for good measure, I tied a second ribbon around the oak tree

Living closer to the road, hoping passersby might notice and share a moment with me.

So if you drive by, send a smile to a mother. Just another mother, as in all through time.

Another mother, sending her child to war.

Dawn Barnett

North San Juan

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