Weaker than Water

"In the world, there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong, nothing can surpass it." –Lao Tzu

Conversation with my Mother-in-Law

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Behold a woman–me–in a bubble bath,
voluptuous body hidden in the murmur of foam,
pillar candle casting a “v” on the wall.
She sobs out to one who is missed,
calms with the message she gets:
“You are strong, lady.
Now wash your hair.”

 

Katherine Gotthardt
Copyright Jan. 27, 2013

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Author: All Things Writing, LLC

Katherine Gotthardt is CEO of All Things Writing, LLC, a full-service content development and content marketing company. A published writer and seasoned educator, Katherine leads a team of professionals on a mission to make clients shine online and in print.

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