Mama Don't Cry

MAMA DON’T CRY I felt your experience I internalized the pain I basked in your joy and I quaked at your shame How could just an embryo cause so much grief? So much turmoil, so much tears in the wake of disbelief Some would call me a blessing, others an object of scorn Between a mother’s love and the world saying I shouldn’t even be born Mama don’t cry Because you chose a man that didn’t want to do what was right Mama don’t cry Because you’re being persuaded to take away my life Mama don’t cry As they enter you into that cold cold room Urging you to kill your seed with the aid of a vacuum Demented institution making profit from killing babies Millions of dollars they made by numbing you to th