Mater Universorum

More than existential bridge
from nullity unto this Earth

more than mortal sustenance
to nurture prospects from this birth

more than giver, teacher, guard
preserving means beyond our yard

more than source or ancestries
beyond the timelines in these trees

more than station, name, or place,
hair, complexion, accent, face

more than planet, sky, or sea:
you gift this universe to me.

Mater Universorum © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: August 5, 2019