The Wrinkles found on page 24 of part one of in her book of poems titled My Dream Is Bigger Than I Memories of Tomorrow “You will need your own copy of this book to view the full text of this poem. I limit quotes for the purpose of discussion and to follow copyright guidelines that allows for limited quotes.”
The wrinkles speaks to the grief of grandparents who lost their grandchildren to abortion. . Grandparents who had no say were given no voice lament the untimely death of their grandchildren. The first line opens with “Childhood weeps…” “I ask your old face to salvage wrinkles for me..” “and I could perceive your grief.” I limit quotes to follow copyright guidelines that allows for limited quotes for commentary. If you have your own copy you can read the whole poem. On page 24 of Part One. The second stanza ends with “When the future becomes the past, together we grow old.” This poem laments the loss grandparents experience and their grief. For grandparents were not given a voice either in the holocaust of abortion. This reflection is for all the grandparents who grieved and do grieve the loss of their unborn grandchildren destroyed before their time annihilated by abortion.