MJ blathers

dark poet who loves to laugh

otter mom

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no hands

raising her pup

primarily in the water

how to protect him

from drowning

while she leaves him

to gather food?

gentle, warm puffs of air

against his body

raises and separates

his fur, captures air

bubbles make him buoyant

ah, the magic

of a mother’s ingenuity

and love


Author: mjnordgren

I am creating a series of novels set in rural southwest Missouri in 1940

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