Mommy

mommy

Cartoons on the TV for hours.

Barbies after that.

Mommy, braid my hair.

Lessons not yet learned,

Too much eye-shadow.

Mommy, I can braid my own hair.

Forty hour work weeks,

Dishes, laundry, and bills.

Mommy, braid my hair?

Years gone.

Goodbye.

Mommy, I will braid your hair.