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 by Zachary Gilstrap
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 MemberFETAL POSITION IN THE ER by Cyndi MacMillan
 
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 MemberDark Angels of Highgate by Debbie Guzzi
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 by Andrew Crisci
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 by Linda Rutherford
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 by Terry-Ann Coley
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 MemberThe Nameless by Timothy Hicks
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 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,

Joy to world within by Hitendra Mehta
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 MemberBastard Child by Debbie Guzzi
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 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,

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,

THE POSSESSIONS OF A YOUNGER AGE by Andrew Crisci
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 by Alvin Thomas Ethington
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 by Andrew Crisci
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,