Red Room Blog
16th March 2021
"I found comfort making Cubby House Trees"– Aunty Verna Barker
By Aunty Verna Barker
Aunty Verna Barker reflects on her poem 'Cubby House Tree' for POEM FOREST 2021.
Poem writing about my 'Cubby House Tree' is my connection with part of my childhood as I lost my Mother's love through child birth. With all my emotions and sadness I found comfort making Cubby House Trees. In the the Cubby House Tree I felt safe and secure, clinging to the only piece of a Mother's love, to feel and touch her presence as she was always with me.