I Think of Her

On International Women’s Day I think of her. And her. And her. I remember her. And her. And them. And her. And each of them. These women who serve their husbands. Carry children in their womb, on their back. Dig in their gardens. Cook day after day. They have inspired me. These women who struggle. Get dirty. Don’t complain. Lose children. Get sick. They have encouraged me. These women who are strong. Who rise above. Who keep trying. They have taught me. These women who hosted me. Fed me. Walked with me. Welcomed me. Served me. Loved and cared for […]