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Mother Sestina Poems

These Mother Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Mother. These are the best examples of Sestina Mother 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 
And...

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Categories: grandmother,



Premium Member FETAL POSITION IN THE ER
 
Broken but disbelieving, we wait   
for any doctor to say it’s just blood
as the gray man greens, throws-
up in triage. A Goth...

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Categories: death, heartbreak, my child,

Premium Member Dark Angels of Highgate
Enough Angelina, drop the bouquet of harebells.  
The flowers wilt as your graying hands stiffen. See, how grave
is our newborn son. We gift him...

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Categories: death,

THE COMMITMENT OF TWO PARENTS
Choosing that faithful woman to fulfill this fate,
she'll conceive a healthy baby with a loud scream,
a sweet cry so innocent piercing air and soul,
touch him...

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Categories: character, child, hope, love,

The Old House
Dim light shines through the widows of the old house
long since empty, where only dust dances in the air
and a lone mouse scurries across its...

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Categories: fear, imagination,

Window
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,

Premium Member The Nameless
I live in an old forgotten castle,
Engulfed in a vast blanket of shadow,
Where without reason, there rustles the leaves
Evermore by the cold clandestine wind.
In the...

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Categories: confusion, lonely, lost, sorrow,

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,

MIRACLE AT DAWN
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,

Joy to world within
Omnipresent is Joy
Barefoot morn walk in garden
Soothing sight of silky blanket of grass
Morning dew globules sparkling 
As if bathing Blades in freshness
Greenery splashed on earths...

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Categories: happinessgarden, joy, love, seasons,

Premium Member Bastard Child
Like a penny, lost and worthless, woman
mother, and buried within the origin pit, dark
she brought me like a Jezebel into her life of mourning
mistress of...

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Categories: angst, caregiving, childhood, death,

Stay At Home Mom
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,

Premium Member The Heart of Poverty
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,

THE POSSESSIONS OF A YOUNGER AGE
Every boy has his toys,
and each girl her dolls;
and as they grow they are put away where light can't enter:
there in that closet, which often...

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Categories: adventure, childhood, family, husband,

Gone Was The Night
I saw the noble kind young girl last night—
The Virgin's robe was blue; her dress was Light.
“Hail, Mary, full of grace,” I prayed to her;
My...

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Categories: angst, devotion, faith, hope,

TO BE TAKEN INTO ETERNITY
Having been born in legendary Italy,a country
as old as the stones of the Via Appia,
made me recall the fiery image of Attila...
the barbarian from Hungary,
who...

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Categories: happy, happy, me,