A Mother Carries is a collection of raw and honest poetry on the experience of motherhood. In this debut poetry collection, author Bec Ellis gives words to many of the common, yet unspoken feelings that surface within the mothering journey, naming the many things a mother must bear. An excellent companion for any mother, A Mother Carries offers the reminder that they are not alone in the incredible, transformative, beautiful and hard parts of motherhood.
bec ellis is a poet, writer, photographer and helpless creative who is invested in following the threads of connection through vulnerability in both her writing and conversation with others. She often writes on themes of embodiment, self-compassion, and motherhood, longing for words that help bring healing to herself and others. She lives with her partner and their three children in Central Oregon.