wrapped beneath her folded arms,
like birds immersed in feathered wings,
brooded in a nest.
Provided for, protected from
they grow before her eyes
until one day their little hearts
go chirping somewhere far.
Dana Sterner is a Registered Nurse and Professional Writer. She started writing prose at an early age as a way to express her thoughts. Now a grandmother, this short prose represents an expression of the wonderment and inevitability of motherhood. Currently, she travels extensively with her husband and continues to write in many different genre’s.