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the mother

the mother


by Gwendolyn Brooks

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?


So, "the mother" isn't exactly a sexy poem. But we're going to go ahead and give it a PG for its abortion-related content. This one might be a little controversial for the kiddos, so maybe pick another poem to read to your little brothers and sisters at bedtime. May we suggest this gem instead?

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