Mother, mother, mum, mama,
Who are you?
Are you just the giver of life?
Mom, madre, mami, mam, ma,
What would you do to protect your babe?
Legal or nefarious means?
Mother, oumi, mama, Haha, mà,
How do you love equally all your babe?
Do you prefer one over another? Why?
Mam, nanay, habibti, ema, mamma,
How do you empower all your babe?
Do you compare them and demean some?
Mami, mother, mom, love, Ema,
Love me for me! Never send me away or leave me!
Mum, mother, maman, madre, Ema,
Don’t break my heart to leave,
Don’t break my heart and hate me!