...Analysis “The Mother” by Gwendolyn Brooks is one of my favorite short poems.The narrator is an unfortunate mother describing her feelings that she has about her aborted children. Although she admits to her felony and is guilty, yet she articulates her love for the dead children.
The poem starts with addressing the social problem of abortion, and how mothers suffer from the predicament of aborting their children. The narrator tells the story of her own life, and states how she is reminded of her misdeed through “the voices of my dim killed children” (line 11). She constantly feels the remorse of seizing her children’s luck, life, sweets, births, names, baby tears, games, tumults... Your full May 11,...