I cannot…

bend the arrow of time

undo the moments 

that scarred me

erase the faint lines 

of motherhood

tear out the silver tresses 

of experience

.

I can…

give you the wealth

of my wisdom

grow with you

as time passes

love you with a depth

that my younger self

never knew.

.

© M.G. Iannucci 2017
Photo: Beautiful Older Woman fine art photography by Evelyn Bencicove


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