Her curly locks were whispering with wind about me. She could not have noticed me, until I tripped at the stairs. I was scrambling over the stairs. She stopped peeling peas, & rushed to me. Her flip-flops made possible for me to know she was coming. She bent on one knee & offered her hands to me. Falling for warm rain fragrance, I twirled a strand of her wet hairs. She caressed my head.
“Careful with Steps, Son.” Mom said. She knew my first steps. And, they say it right, ‘Mothers have eyes all around.’