Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Dads, Part V: Figurine (Poem)

Figurine

He cradles the infant
in the vale of his lap,
hands supporting head,
his nameless body
wrapped around his fruit
as its feet press his ribs,
echoing
what the mother felt
pressing within.


Originally published in Irreantum: A Review of Mormon Literature and Film 8.1 (2006): 97.