…Be a Mother
First find your child.
This may be one you’ve grown yourself
Or one you’ve found.
A baby is the easiest place to start
But you can successfully mother
A toddler, a school child
Even a teenager.
If you can only find an adult,
This recipe is not suitable.
(Successful Adult Partnership; Mad Affair;
Next, prepare your heart.
Knead it to soften.
Remove all hard areas
(Retain: you may need them later).
It may bleed a little at this stage.
This is normal.
Love is the basis:
Add in a cupful of humour,
A splash of craziness,
Exactly 1 level tablespoonful of discipline,
Plus guilt to taste (you may add more later).
Leave to develop.