Tag Archive: Mother’s Day

May
08

Poem for my mother

May flower, no. 2 © Ellen Wade Beals,

August 1999: Light is a measure of time Scientists have found the oldest point in the universe: a galaxy filled with new stars, and all day long I’ve been thinking about my mother. How long it has been since the nun came to fetch me from class so I could wait for my brother to …

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May
08

Celebrating Mother’s Day with Lesléa Newman

I Carry My Mother(1)

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope it is a great day and that you are able to celebrate in some way.  My heart goes out to all of you who are missing your mother or are missing being a mother this Sunday. I am happy to share two poems by Lesléa Newman. They are from her latest …

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May
11

Mother’s Day

First page of Caroliine Begrvall "From Drift" published in May Poetry

Happy Mother’s Day. This past week, the weather in Chicago has been extreme. Monday night we wore gloves. Thursday was in the 90s. The spring plants are late; some tulips just now blooming. The flowering trees are coming into their own. So far today’s weather in Chicago is near perfect. I don’t know if it’s …

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May
11

Glimpse of Solace: Kevin Nance “Sunset”

Sunset © Kevin Nance, 2014

  Kevin Nance is a Chicago-based art photographer, photojournalist and freelance writer. His work appears in the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago-Sun-Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Poets & Writers Magazine and other publications. You can follow him on Twitter at @kevinnance1 or visit his photo blog at kevinnance.tumblr.com. If you are Chicagoan, especially …

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