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This poem is taken from PN Review 183, Volume 35 Number 1, September - October 2008.

Four Poems Nicola Simpson

Variation on a theme by Eugen Gomringer 1961

motherhood is universal
motherhood is international
motherhood is secret
motherhood is small
motherhood is literary
motherhood is translatable
motherhood is everywhere
motherhood is ridiculous
motherhood is difficult
motherhood is modern
motherhood is hindering
motherhood is senseless
motherhood is musical
motherhood is gorgeous
motherhood is sedimentary
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