By Laura Schaefer
PROMPT—I am grateful for ...
I never knew how to love
until you taught me
with every sandpaper kiss on my cheek
I feel like my whole world is complete
you are the love of my life
the reason my heart beats
being your mother
is all I could’ve asked for and more
Laura Schaefer is a college student who enjoys writing poetry, especially about the people she loves the most. She writes from New York.