Tag Archive: Mothers

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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