Floundering In Motherhood

A Bittersweet Evolution

Michelle Lindblom
4 min readMar 15, 2024


Much time was spent

floundering within the role of motherhood.

Squelching urgent desires to fade into

a traceless chasm.

Pursuing an altered state

free of emotional anguish or suffering.

The inequalities that choke

those bound to accommodate

the needs of others