Month of May Mothers: Frida.

self-portrait-croppedYou lived in the unsafe shadow of a

Man who was a giant in size and

Appetites, with his own quiver of

Arrows to shoot through you like

Sebastian on a tree but your

Children are stronger for it, and live longer, for


Gracias, Senora, for confronting our self-images, staring back from the frame, we


our own face.