His mother must be proud after all,
fighting addiction isn't easy. Clean now,
his intelligence, quick as fish, darts fast.
Her brave boy, thrown helter skelter bipolar,
Fear travels quickly, love a little slower.
the cynic's clown,
the people's narcissist
but bearing witness,
Do you step up?
Rose Cook has had three books of poetry published. Her latest collection is Notes From a Bright Field published by Cultured Llama. She is also a photographer.