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Parents Sestina Poems

These Parents Sestina poems are examples of Sestina poems about Parents. These are the best examples of Sestina Parents 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,

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,



Adored by Kim Bond
You will be born and adored,
you will scorn your parents,
for making rules you break,
just prior to idolizing friends,
and yourself,
without knowing God.

One day you meet God,
and...

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Categories: addiction, christian, friendship, god,

Premium MemberSestina by Annalise Brigham...a.k.a. Audrey Haick
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 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 MemberParental Guide by Joyce Johnson
There are three basics an infant needs
if she is to be expected to thrive.
Not surprisingly, one is good nourishment.
It is also a necessity that she...

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Categories: life

Sadness by Arnold Henry
I am not sure why it happens, but it does.  
Everything that is sad in this world seems 
to take residency in my head....

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Categories: sad

WHEN A TEEN DISOBEYS by Andrew Crisci
When a teen disobeys,
innocence becomes insolance,
but malice is caused by exernal influence;
banners with explicit sexual indulgence,
conversations with obscene words
and gestures that can offend passerbys.


There are...

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Categories: adventure, confusion, lost love,

SURVIVE BY HEEDING ADVICE by Andrew Crisci
When the parents are gone,
the kids survive by heeding advice and carry on
their wishes by honoring their true intent;
flowers sprout and then bloom,
never living their...

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Categories: adventure, death, faith, family,

MY CHARMING CAMPANIAN TOWN by Andrew Crisci
Baiano is my charming Campanian town,
at the foot of the Paterno's mountain,
noble roman settlers came to build their villas,
but the barbarians and Spartacus ransacked it;
then...

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Categories: seasons