Master of the House?
Updated: Jan 7, 2022
I am not Master in this house This exquisite design did not come from me. This house which breathes whether I will or not This house that knows warmth from hot and Chill from cold. No, I am not Master in this house. The one who crafted the blueprint came long before my daddy did calling me to my mama’s mind. I am no more Master in this house than rose is of vine. Then who or what is Master in this House? What makes the feeble self splayed against the backdrop of mind think she can do anything regarding the Master in this House . . . except to surrender that
which is not mine. In This House© by Nance Harding 2017. Excerpted from Love & Other 4-Letter Words: Reflections on Illness as an Initiation© Expansion by Paige Bradley, New York, USA (used with artist permission)