“Most ferocious beating heart…”

“Most ferocious beating heart,
my love is written deep.
Symbiotic, side by side,
child I miss you when you sleep.”

I love how these words sounds as they roll around my mouth. The purest iteration of my love for Arthur.

My poem written for the #twelvemonthsofmotherhood calendar curated by @mother_like_no_other for Women’s Aid, available from her site now ? – beautiful illustration by @thislakshmi xxx