I’ll be a mother some day, I said

He said, You’ll need a man for that.

I replied,

I didn’t say I wanted to be pregnant.
I said I wanted to be a mother.
You don’t need anybody but a child for that.

8 thoughts on “Motherhood”
  1. @ aparna: Thengyu!

    @ rambler: I didn’t quite get that. I’d guess every child needs both a mother and a father. In the context of my post women have been playing both roles in some cases for far longer than men have now.

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