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my mother, my angel

when I am weeping
I feel a hand stroke my hair-

          from her lonely grave

March 29, 2016


For the contest, Senryu on Angels
sponsor, Marvin Celestial

First Place

I dedicate this poem to my mother. She was the best Mom a girl could ever ask for.
She was not just a mother but my very best friend.  It was me who had to make the
decision in the end to unplug the life support.  It shattered me, but I knew it is what
my mother would have wanted, she was full of happiness and laughter, she was 
totally different from me.  I am always full of sadness and grief.

Copyright © Broken Wings | Year Posted 2016

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My Momma's Words

Figures do not lie
So true, though also is this
Liars can figure

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2010

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Best Mother in Law

she lived far away 
the phone to communicate
first question asked

always check weather
then how are you doing now
a happy response

want her back again
two weeks for pleasure visit
wished for us again

Copyright 2011 
Anne Rutherford.

For Dr. Ram Mehta's contest, in laws

Copyright © Anne Rutherford | Year Posted 2011

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Still Living in my Heart

your voice I still hear “The begonias are pretty” I turn, see no one caught a fish today wish I could cook it for you how you loved seafood! you watch from heaven still guiding me on my path spirit lives in me
For Francine’s Senryu for Mom contest

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2011

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Dirty Wet Diaper


                                            Dirty wet diaper
                               Sores, scabs, matted hair, crying
                                           Lady adopts_mom

Contest:"Senryu For Mom"
Sponsor:Francine Roberts

(My mother said that
when she first saw me
I had a dirty wet diaper
sores, and backed up against
her and called her mom.)

Copyright © Sara Kendrick | Year Posted 2011

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Words of A Sweet and Sour Mom

Real Title: Words of a Sweet and Sour "Mom"
(the title heading won't take quotation  marks
and other special characters, a thing I find most 
irritating because a title can really lose its effect
without these things!)

“You MUST call me Mom” not such a bad thing to ask - unless demanded “You’ve been a good wife” this remark came with a cruise - best gift of my life My husband and kids - all are in her will but me. . . . “Andrea’s not blood"
By Andrea Dietrich for Dr. Ram Mehta's Contest: "In-laws"

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2011

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Once Mother...Now Beast


                                                     Provocation leads
                                                     fury of four elements 
                                                     Foretold time has come


Copyright © Ruben O. | Year Posted 2010

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Mother's Love

mother, soft your love
like pure rain drops from heaven
wet slobbery kiss…

Copyright © 2011  By Caryl S. Muzzey

Third Place Winner ~ "Senryu fo Mom” Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Francine Roberts
May 24, 2011

Copyright © Caryl Muzzey | Year Posted 2011

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'My mom'

many are out there wouldn't trade you for the world just what I needed a jewel to me you're part of God's perfect plan I love you mommy
Contest Name : Senryu for Mom 25/04/2011 8th Place

Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2011

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mother did not mind

mother did not mind
a kind beauty of passion
and then there was me

singer of night songs
tone deaf to all but to me
the randy cat howls

mated wife, mother
baker of red cherry pies
one in the oven

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi | Year Posted 2011

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Mom, a word that stays
in your soul never leaves our
mind or heart at all

Copyright 2008 
Anne Rutherford
Poems From The 
Heart Series.

Copyright © Anne Rutherford | Year Posted 2011

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Mother Pelican Bleeds

three starving children...
ripping flesh loose from her breast
she does what it takes

*Louisiana State Flag
Tim Ryerson

Copyright © Tim Ryerson | Year Posted 2015

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Lovelier Than A Rose

Oh lovely rose song
Pressed in that book for so long
Music can't be wrong

Memories that stay
always recurring array
Learning how to pray

Thoughts engraved so deep
Everlasting pure, keep
Reminding of love

Oh that lovely rose
Pressed in that book that was closed
She lovingly chose

Memories that say
True love won't take her away
Momma I miss you

Copyright © Jimmy Anderson | Year Posted 2011

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My mother
Gave me life,
Is my life

Senryu for Mom

Copyright © jack horne | Year Posted 2011

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The Kids of Divorce

Mom and Dad divorce; the kids are damaged for life; but some are relieved.

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen | Year Posted 2012

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My Spiritual Mom

Mom’s Bible stories 
my first words inspired to be. . . . 
that Jesus loves me

her best-loved motto -
what’s next to godliness. . . . 
eight kids cleaning up

feasting on Scriptures
strong in mind, body and soul. . . . 
Mom might outlive us

For Francine Robert's 
"Senryu for Mom" Contest

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich | Year Posted 2011

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Lilac Memories

      On my windowsill

   her pitcher filled with lilacs...

      My heart remembers

                                          Memories are stirred...

                                     I sat on her bedspread, while

                                        she brushed my long hair

            Sweet fragrance of love

      comes in shades of purple blooms....

            quilted by her hand.....

For Francine Robert's contest "Senryu For Mom"

Copyright © Carrie Richards | Year Posted 2011

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Death Comes To Us All

A mother is dead
and just buried a father:
God bless the orphan!

March 2015

Copyright © Keith Trestrail | Year Posted 2015

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Missing Mom

Flowers placed on grave

showing attempts to connect

lost without my mom

Written 2015
Placed 10th in SKAT Flower Contest Theme sponsored by SKAT A

Copyright © Susan Gentry | Year Posted 2015

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Mother Earth


                                  Man dreams of the stars

                            To one day leave Mother Earth...

                                      Before he kills her.

                                                  Timothy I. Brumley

Copyright © Timothy Brumley | Year Posted 2010

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Mother-in-law, Sister-in-law

My mother-in-law
Can I resist adopting
You are truly loved.

And sister-in-law
Materially you have all
Money levels high.

Everything they have
Deny them you are loser
Pray or you get ire!

Play with them well, Dear
Eventually you get praised
Dare as you end dead!

Dalila G Agtani

Copyright © Dalila Agtani | Year Posted 2011

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Happy Mothers Day

Here's a special wish to all you mothers out there: Happy Mothers Day!

Copyright © Robert Pettit | Year Posted 2013

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Senryu for mummy

Wrinkled hands shiver, touch me
 we’re back to playing the old game,
I’ll be mummy and you, me.

This poem is for Francine's Mothers day contest.

Copyright © Afroze Ali | Year Posted 2011

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'For Colored Girls --- Toxic Love'

his love so toxic his dream became her nightmare distraught mother begs helpless onlookers suspended from the window he just let them go he killed their children helpless as her tears roll down her will to live gone ©291220112215 *just to clear up the confusion this is actually written for Andrea's movie contest!!*

Copyright © Wilma Neels | Year Posted 2011

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' Golden Harvest ... ' 40th Senryu

    Golden, Full Moon Shone
On All The Harvest, That’s Grown
    Welcome In Our Home

Copyright © MoonBee Canady | Year Posted 2009

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an empty bottle

captured behind glass her scent, forever, lingers.... Chanel No. 5
_ _ _ For PD's Contest: 7/25/14

Copyright © Carrie Richards | Year Posted 2014

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Amazing Mothers

"Senryu for Mom" Contest
Sponsored by Francine Roberts

Amazing Mothers,
give it all beyond themselves
pure love lives in hearts

A day never ends....
flows into nights- for always
love never ending 

In times of danger,
self preservation's thrown out
her children come first


Copyright © Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick | Year Posted 2011

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        tombstone with fresh sod
a young mother’s tears have stopped – 
           crayon picture taped

              ~20 Mar 2014~

Copyright © david mohn | Year Posted 2014

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The Greatest Gift in Life

Love of my children More precious than words can say The joy of my life
By: Misty Leccese © November 19, 2010 To my son, Asa, and daughter, Danielle. The Greatest gifts in my life.

Copyright © Misty Penton-Leccese | Year Posted 2010

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Mother In Law

Lisa did you know?
I am a human also.
I deserve love too.

Copyright © Brandlynn Young | Year Posted 2009