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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.

A Bond That Will Forever Endure
On this day of love and joy,
Two hearts become one, oh boy!
A union of two souls so pure,
A bond that will forever endure.

The groom awaits...

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Categories: marriage, wedding,

A Fetus Is a Person
A fetus is a person, a life yet to be born,
A precious soul waiting for its turn,
To enter this world and take its place,
In the...

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Categories: abortion, children,

Premium Member When They Exhume My Poems
When I die
I give the Pulitzer Board 
To exhume my lyrics

And some overweight ME
Will put my verses on a slab
Going thru my stanzas for tone

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Categories: sestina, assonance, death, eulogy, i

Fox Hunting
Fox Hunting

She turns tail to snake through the dust,
parting orderly heads of corn,
breathing heat and eating dark
On her way to escape—she hopes—
from the fox chasing...

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© Kath Bee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, animal, beauty, longing,

Premium Member Six Brothers In Harmony
Every one of my five brothers
and I strive to create harmony.
Our lives are lived in parallel
yet at times we work alone.
Other times we play well...

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© John Watt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: brother, music, together,

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 

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Categories: grandmother,

The Mystery Of Love
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...

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Categories: i love you, lost

Sestina for a Forgotten Cousin Midget
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...

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© Jeff Reed  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: family,

In Support of a Kenyan Teacher

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 :...

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Categories: africa, career, change, class,

Unsung - A Sestina

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...

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Categories: brother, celebrity, courage, dream,

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...

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Categories: family,

A Boatful of Hope
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...

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Categories: boat, daughter, family, father,

The Little Prince of Our House
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

With soaring...

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Categories: child, family, home, inspirational,

Premium Member Sestina
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...

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Categories: childhood, family, children, introspection,

Premium Member My Mother Jean, A Maverick
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...

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Categories: faith, home, mother, red,