Daughter Sestina Poems
These Daughter Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Daughter. These are the best examples of Sestina Daughter poems written by international poets.
We're Just Brown
Grandma’s brown knuckles crinkled
As she gently peeled the heirloom
Potatoes, discarding the brown-
Skinned strips into the garbage
Bin. She was at home here, alive
The father has left the family,
To chart new territories somewhere
So the mother looks to God for strength
To bring up her little girl...
A Boatful of Hope
boat, daughter, family, father,
Day has sunk and the old fisherman, like a well-trained athlete, rows his rugged boat.
Defying starry night's turbulent waves,
It cruises seaward, smooth and swift, like...
MIRACLE AT DAWN
caregiving, childhood, confusion, daughter,
No mother would fill up her eyes with tears of woman...
if it weren't for God performing a miracle at dawn,
as she cried out in joy...
A Daughter's Sestina
daughter, dedication, family, father,
In the company of a mouthful of silence,
I resort to chattering with the wind;
Whose carefree fingers grace the freezing leaves,
That once were...
Stay At Home Mom
daughter, family, life, mother,
I spend my time changing diapers
Wiping tiny faces and drying little tears
My days are filled with giggles and wails
Nights are symphonies of snuggles and hugs
The Heart of Poverty
anniversary, caregiving, childhood, daughter,
Once upon a time, mother was gifted new life.
Reformed, reborn the second child to poverty,
through the coldness of a Maine winter came beauty.
Angel to Beast
family, life, people, sadgirl,
Raised to believe she was beautiful and special
a look in the mirror reveals a ferocious beast,
with empty eyes and a sinister smile. Wicked