“Matilda” by Karrie Schaff

Mother’s Day Special:
…until forgotten.
⁓The Voice before the Void

“Matilda”

Karrie Schaff

My name is Matilda Shiff.
They used to call me Tilly.
I’ve had ten children,
and an alcoholic husband.
We had hard times,
many hard times.
I remember giving the kids
a nickel the first day of
school to purchase three
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