The Empty Arms

I absolutely cannot bear to see the mother with empty arms.

Holding her ghost child.

Any mother.

Every mother’s nightmare.

Epilepsy has threatened to take my child from me.

My child’s skin color is not a threat to her safety.

No skin color should be a threat to anyone of any age.

The Time magazine cover will chill you to the bone.

Those empty arms.

Lord help us.

Everybody’s Mama

Author: Flower Roberts

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