Construction Zone Moms

Construction Zone Moms …… by Pallavi

Curating Thoughts

Aerial Photography of Stadium
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We are ‘work in progress’ moms
Construction zones to be precise
With orange cones and flashers
Occasionally motioning ‘slow down’ and ‘danger ahead’ signs
On days when site’s stars align
we match up to images of Instagram moms
Hashtag clean kids and manicured nails
Practicing yoga with serenity and calm

But beholden to truth, let’s be real, delays and detours are usually the deal
unsent text messages and unfinished thoughts, is just how we roll
for we are navigating our high speed drivers, doing 60 in 15mph zone
and mind you, the work never stops, sunrise or frost
Hard helmets and orange vests never come off
because, often when we lose our guardrails
a landslide appears out of nowhere
rendering us to search for heavy equipment, we didn’t even know existed

Now now….don’t be too mistaken
Not all you see are debris and dust forsaken
The loose gravel is…

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