This Mother’s Day 2021, I share the poem “Mother Did You Know” written by fellow blogger, Swarn Gill. He captures with precision my own experience as a woman and mother. I’m heartened that he’s able to see the truth of millions of years of social conditioning of the human species.
*I dedicate this poem to women in general, but also to my mom, who is an amazing woman and still inspires me to be more to this day. mother did you know it’s all your fault you caused the fall of man that them’s the breaks when you talk to snakes mother did you know you’re not quite human humans should be a male those other parts aren’t on the chart
Continue reading at Swarn Gill’s blog, Cloak Unfurled.
Swarn Gill, a biracial Canadian, is a professor of Atmospheric and Earth Science. He lives in Pennsylvania, USA.