protecting her children...and poverty sadly go hand in hand...been there...lived below the poverty line for years...
Finely written observation of demoralising poverty.Anna :o]
Your words capture the photo amazingly Helen....beautiful writing!!
Sad pictures, so beautifully handled by the photographer. Let's not forget, he seems to be saying.
You can see it in her eyes.
Going on forever, hasn't it? Immortal photo, your words suit it perfectly..
You have caught this beautifully. She is fierce...and immobilized (perfect description, that). Wonderful writing, Helen, thank you.
Just enough words, with the framing 'immobilized', to do such a photograph justice. Well done.
Amazing poem, darling Helen!xoxox,CC
love the added images,well penned piece on love despite living conditions.Cheers.
Well done! Count me another who likes your choice of "immobilized" ... the irony especially with your added shots of the so-temporary tent, the so-mobile camp, the so-transitory nature of her living situation. Really fine, Helen.
You capture her look well. She does appear immobilized but still like a mother bear with her young.
1936 at the peak of the great depression. 2011 Africa or anywhere for some and spreading again.Very good poetry, Helen.
Yes, immobilized. But not for long... you can see it in her eyes. Very nice, Helen. I loved this prompt.
the added images were great...your words terrific