December 16, 2008

Madonna and Child

A baby’s skull is soft
shaped by its passage through
the narrows of the vagina.
Picture the cone-headed
baby Lord, bald and wailing for
his mother’s breast.
Where was Jesus better loved
than where he was formed,
in the womb of his mother?

1 comment:

janjoplin said...

"Madonna & Child" Original linoleum block reduction print by Jessica Stuart Harris