Tag Archives: childhood

Free Verse by Mary Beth Bretzlauf

Waxing Lemons    Memories of summertime  Bring back those innocent days  When lemonade could get us money  When Grandma made the sweet tart treat  fussing about in the kitchen Apron on in this heat  Cardboard table set up   Front lawn … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Morning Chores in January by Michael Escoubas Dad would roust out my brothers and me on icy mornings when the chill in our upstairs rooms wrapped us in a shawl of ice-crystals. Chores waited: Holsteins needed emptying their udders heavy … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 22, 2020

MIA for 20 years . . . a toy soldier in the sandbox       by Stanford M. Forrester (USA), Author Staten Island http://www.bottlerocketspress.com/

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Daily Haiku: July 26, 2020

spring breeze on childhood paths poppies bloom       by Anna Maria Domburg-Sancristoforo (The Netherlands)  

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Free Verse by Marilyn Ashbaugh

 The Only Things We Had   flip flops and polka dots bikinis and baby oil sprinklers and kiddy pools purees and steelies shooters and thumpers rednecks and greasers hard boiled and over easy duck tails and teeter totters smoke rings … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 20, 2018

fresh cedar chips I jump off the swing into childhood       by Christina Nguyen  (USA) this world Haiku Society of America 2013 Members’ Anthology  

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