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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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Fantasy Escape (Senryu)

World of Walt Disney The day after Thanksgiving Shoulder to shoulder © Joseph 11/23/07 © All Rights Reserved Author’s Comments: The Japanese Senryu format has three lines as follows: the first has five syllables, the second seven syllables, and the third five syllables. The pattern is 5/7/5 for a total of seventeen syllables. The Senryu is about an emotional expression, human nature, and things in the human realms which maybe satiric or humorous.

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr | Year Posted 2007

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" Raul "

  1  " Sad Reality "
        So " Compelling ; and Profound "   ( Raul )
               ( MIATIANNA )   

   2  With my Heart Softened
       By eyes, see Pride in her eyes
       Princess of Haiti       ( HG )

Dedicated to my " Senryu Sensei " Raul Moreno "

  Author's Note : The First two lines in the First Senryu are " Raul's" Words "
   { I added the first ( So ) } In a comment to my POEM " MIATIANNA "

                      The Second Senryu is my Response
 
      
       

Copyright © HGarvey Daniel Esquire | Year Posted 2010

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Children, happy and contented

Story telling time Content in their small world Watch them fall asleep

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2009

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The Shuttering Lens

The camera flashed
Radiance smiling back
Images of love

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr | Year Posted 2006

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Inherited Traits

 
John had his mom’s eyes
Inherited her kindness --
Keen sense of humor
 
Sweet sister-in-law
They shared love for animals --
She and I still close
 
Never met father
John tried to avoid his fate --
Died young like his dad
 
 
 
*Entry for Dr. Ram’s “In-Laws” contest


Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire | Year Posted 2011

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Quit Running

mom say's
quit running !!!!
  {walk}

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2010

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snow egg

the egg returns 
to the nest
winter break

Copyright © Anthony Slausen | Year Posted 2014

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Water Balloons

stretching it
balloon breaks on faucet
spray giggles

5-14-13

Copyright © Laura Breidenthal | Year Posted 2013

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IN LAWS

IN-LAWS

Your parents long gone,
many in-laws fill space with joy.
Some take more than give.

By John Trusty 

Copyright © John Trusty | Year Posted 2011

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---no room in the bed

ma was really fat
son shamed at the sight of her
her sunny joy boy

new daughter loves her
puddgy cheeks and cannolies 
sucker made daily

marriage ends badly
sonny boy runs to mama
no room in the bed

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi | Year Posted 2011

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with patriotic glee

with patriotic 
glee, for love of their country,
all Americans

emptied their accounts,
piggy banks and all, to help
pay their nation's debt

Copyright © Cathy Ncube | Year Posted 2011

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Spring Cleaning PS

What are you stewing?
Please take out your trash before
it takes over you.

Copyright © Sue Mason | Year Posted 2010

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Distance Makes The Heart Grow Fonder


very nice to me lived far across the country the perfect distance
Barbara Gorelick for Dr Ram's "in-laws" contest

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick | Year Posted 2011

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Mother's Day

standing at your grave
tear drops falling like the rain
I'm missing you mom

Copyright © Tyler Martin | Year Posted 2009

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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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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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Land Of The Giants

arise from abyss
fable of beastly nature
angels empowered

Copyright © Katherine Stella | Year Posted 2010

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Grandmother's Brooch

~ handed down to me eighteen caret with gold leaf Grandmother’s bequest ~

Copyright © Margaret Foster | Year Posted 2010

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grandmother's family photo

she smiles cautiously

as if she knows who I am....

I'm framed on her nightstand





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For Senryu Contest: Sponsored by Judy Konos



Copyright © Carrie Richards | Year Posted 2013

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Moments of Prayer

How's my Coretta?
Oh God, I rest knowing love.
Thank You for our life!


     For Abe Lopez contest

Copyright © Sue Mason | Year Posted 2010

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In a wine bottle

They hate his drinking -
       But they put his ashes in …
A wine bottle urn.


7/21/14

Copyright © hija de la luna | Year Posted 2014

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Precious Gems

They are precious gems
Priceless beyond belief, our
Sisters and brothers

Copyright © James Fraser | Year Posted 2010

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The A-Team

Here comes Santa Claus
The Easter Bunny’s with him
Great! Tooth Fairy too!

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr | Year Posted 2006

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Irish emigrate again

children emigrate

as Ireland’s cubs journey down

old ancestral paths

Copyright © Eiken Laan | Year Posted 2011

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Loving Communications

Talk to each other
Everything completely
Trading off who wins

Copyright © cecil hickman | Year Posted 2010

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War or Peace

good mother-in-law
reluctantly steps away
taking second place

she will be happy
if his new wife loves her son
half so much as she

new daughter-in-law
thanks her for raising fine son
showing rare wisdom

For Dr. Mehta "in-law" contest

lWon a 5th place

Copyright © Joyce Johnson | Year Posted 2011

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Family Inheritance

Subtle ripples of beliefs
Flowing through generations
Bind us together

Copyright © Krista Kurth | Year Posted 2009

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WHERE THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A RELATIVE

his will is now read ‘vultures’ stand round his coffin ... pennies from heaven Inspired by 'families' contest but not for contest! 1st May 2016

Copyright © JAN ALLISON | Year Posted 2016

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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