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Mom Sestina Poems

These Mom Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Mom. These are the best examples of Sestina Mom poems written by international poets.


Dark by Alyse Williams
Nightfall begins. It's beautiful, magical,

even astonishing.  The grueling, long

process of avoiding my dreams.

So many bad thoughts from the books I read

right before bed. ...

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Categories: allusion, anxiety, child, dark,

Premium MemberMy Mother Jean, A Maverick by Andrea Dietrich
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,



MIRACLE AT DAWN by Andrew Crisci
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...

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Categories: caregiving, childhood, confusion, daughter,

Premium MemberInner Child by Paula Swanson
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...

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Categories: animals, childhood, family, happiness,

Stay At Home Mom by Christi Kopp
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
Never...

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Categories: daughter, family, life, mother,

Dear Katrina by Mike Butler
The TV showed a tyrant tumbling towards our house.
I was weary and wanted to leave before it hit, but
My mom was too weak and too...

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Categories: natural disasters, mom, old,

Premium MemberThe Heart of Poverty by Debbie Guzzi
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.
A fair...

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Categories: anniversary, caregiving, childhood, daughter,

Angel to Beast by Roxanne Schroeder
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
thoughts fill...

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Categories: family, life, people, sadgirl,