Family Sestina Poems
These Family Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Family. These are the best examples of Sestina Family poems written by international poets.
We're Just Brown Categories: grandmother,
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 Mystery Of Love Categories: i love you, lost
The Mystery Of Love
I haven't wrote a poem
since the day he left
My words don't sound the same anymore ,
but still I write,
there's no reason...
Sestina for a Forgotten Cousin Midget Categories: family,
Sestina for a Forgotten Cousin Midget
Kids are midgets
Like gnats, infested around the water
Melons buried in ice
Moms mixing up grape and lime Kool-Aid
Smoke smolders from reddened...
In Support of a Kenyan Teacher Categories: africa, career, change, class,
In this land we had a President teacher
So was our nice neighbour next door
A fertile ground to hold holy such a duty
An easy guess :...
Unsung - A Sestina Categories: brother, celebrity, courage, dream,
My brother, Lincoln Beachey, made my life a wonder,
Mother's eyes were full of him and loved how he was bold
I was the shadow elder son...
Window Categories: family,
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 Categories: 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...
The Little Prince of Our House Categories: child, family, home, inspirational,
Our excitement to have you in our life
That you deserve a regal retreat inside our house
This once dark room spruced up with chic bedroom
Sestina Categories: childhood, family, children, introspection,
Quite often it seems we tell kids, it’s best to be first
They sign up for fun; parents, it seems, for the fame
Whether it’s academics or...
My Mother Jean, A Maverick Categories: faith, home, mother, red,
Alberta “Jean,” the different one was she
since her birth and among her family.
This redhead born of parents with dark hair
had felt herself an odd plain...
family affair Categories: family,
Devotion to wife
Sounds like a serious offence
In the dictionary
MIRACLE AT DAWN Categories: 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...
Inner Child Categories: animals, childhood, family, happiness,
In the unrestrained laughter of children,
is the exalted, purity of joy.
Just seeing that first Crocus of the Spring
or kittens, their antics, exuberant.
You can't help but...
"Reflections of the Season's Tomorrows" Categories: family, happiness, life, love,
Reflections of the Season’s Tomorrows
Wondering how long before tomorrow.
Watching the door every time someone passed.
Trembling hands reached out for a moments joy.
Her rosy cheeks...
Angellic Joy! Categories: children, happiness, lifechild, life,
Sweet were those childhood times
No worries no fear, just a carefree life
Mother’s lap seemed the treasure of world
Rejoicing each day with heartfelt joy
Happiness needed no...
The UPbeat... Categories: devotion, faith, family, holiday,
Before there was a word,
there was a loneliness
within the pin pricked night.
Waves of vibrations, sound,
Planets were birthed with souls.
There was only the soul
Opposites Attract But We Are Not Magnets (Sestina) Categories: lost lovelost, lost, rose,
Like East and West you rose when I fell,
was that all we ever were?
Two poles that tried our best to,
with smiles like puddles, fit together...
Idella's Gift Categories: caregiving, childhood, family, introspection,
There are smells and sights and tastes which always remind
of Grandma with her rows of flowers bright,
the red of poppy the gladiolas white, the...
The Maid, the Magpie and the Mirror Categories: adventure, allegory, bird, death,
Gazing, at its own reflection is the Magpie.
A magic bird, a mystical creature, with a soul
and the power to see things, the power of scrying.
A Daughter's Sestina Categories: 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...