Second Generation

Terraces

My mother grew up on terraced flats
and waded up to her knees to catch frogs.

Another continent away,
I hear her childhood
as family lore
and understand it
as I do fairy tales.

Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

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