Hello little girl, You are beautiful and soft. I love the unruly curl of your mane Your trusting brown eyes, And smiling mouth Your rounded limbs, your soft, sweet skin. The way you twist and chew upon strands of hair Your unspoken need for Love and Trust
Hello little girl Your song is heard in silent nights When your tears fall and your soul and body lies plundered, unprotected. Like the wind in the trees, silent sobs shake your tender form. Little one, how will you walk this treacherous slope From childhood to womanhood Whilst Spirit remains unharmed, Unchained?
Little girl, you grow and yet you still remain Hidden within a fragile, adult body. Still beautiful and soft, you are. Still gentle, kind and warm. Little girl, your eyes retain their burden and their hurt In your vulnerable search for trust and love. You shine as one lone candle in the dark The light will never be extinguished, never Smothered. Little girl, come and take my hand. Together we shall hold each other firmly We are not separate, you and I For the light in your eyes Mirrors the opposite darkness in my own I am the harsh and austere Crone You, the Maiden for too short a time Together, becoming the Mother Whole