Category Archives: Mothers

Daily Haiku: July 6, 2021

morning has broken chirping birds on branches the voice of mama     by Lisbeth Ho (Indonesia) Haiku Dialogue, June 16, 2021  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 25, 2021

jasmine teaI cradle the bowlwith mother’s hands       by Maxianne Berger (Canada) Wales Haiku Journal, Autumn 2020    

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Free Verse

My Mother’s Skin   I am glad I loved my mother’s skin, burrowed into it when I was small. Safety there, the smell and feel of her, all mine somehow, me from her returned. We slept together when my father … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 19, 2020

thinness her eyelids as I close them by Johnette Downing (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 31.2, 2008

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 10, 2020

childhood blanket now I wrap in it my mother’s chill   Marta Chocilowska (Poland) cattails, May 2015

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 31, 2018

rainy day photos Mom remembers the seafoam dress     by kjmunro  (Canada) bottle rockets, #34, 2016    

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Mother’s Day Week: May 14, 2017 Haiku

a chink of moonlight across my baby’s cheek evening calm     by Vanessa Proctor (Australia), Co-Author Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents  

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Mother’s Day Week: May 13, 2017

single mother feeling sleep come to her baby     by Gregory Piko (Australia), Co-Author Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents  

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Mother’s Day Week: May 11, 2017 Haiku

a frond uncurls newborn fingers     by Gregory Piko (Australia), Co-Author Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents  

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Mother’s Day Week: May 10, 2017 Haiku

first light the steady suck of my son at my breast                                       by Vanessa Proctor (Australia), Co-Author Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents

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