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Harry, my Stepfather

His mother told our mom when they met, that Harry was insane.

Shhh Little Girl, Don’t Cry

Shhh little girl, don’t cry / Cover your ears and block out the sounds, / Of Mamma’s screams and Papa`‘s shouts. / ItR…

“MOTHER” …….a beautiful p…

A mother I think so much of, / a friend I truly need / Sometimes I may seem horrid, / but it’s only teenage creed / Mum, I love you s…

With jasmine flowers on my lips, I know that I ha…

Walk with me through gardens of roses and magnolias, / We will wash our faces in orange blossom water. / Listen to the women chant and pray…

For my mother….

…without the experience of sadness we cannot fully appreciate the joys of llfe…….

THE CROW BOY

After getting him to bathe his right side, she wouldn’t give in to his wails but instead made him turn around in the bath to flip his…

THE HOT MOTHER

(Mature)

A Mother’s Letter to Her Daughter

Dear Maria, / This letter carries all of mommy’s love. / You were named after the blessed Virgin Mary. A name that echoes through tim…

Happy Birthday Mum !!

People say “Well the Grays are …. the Grays!” I’m not sure exactly what that entails but I do know the heart of it …

Burning Father

Love’s naked and bare Mother gives. / Still … life embodies hope within all. / We are beyond releasing comes.

Scout

You’re blue around the mouth and the rope is too tight and you need to loosen up and spit it out and sit and talk and let me build you a sw…

My Mother, My Earth

As the dry earth below softens and welcomes / I feel it creep around my bare feet like thick seductive fingers / Inviting me to curl my toe…

Old Brown Boots

Harsh hard bush lands on which I’ve had to muster / And the paper bark forests supplying me with shelter

A beautiful body

I have a beautiful body. / An unexpected statement from / a full-figured, curvaceous girl. / But let’s try it on for size. / I unders…

Picket Fence

She quietly closed the door behind her…

my own butterfly effect

is the color of blue really lost forever / or did I just lose track of the sky?

MOTHER

Graceful grays / and time honored wrinkles, / these are the sparkles in my eyes / when I look upon her face.

A Mother’s Work…

A mother’s work in never done / although, at times, can be such fun. / She will clean her house through-out the day, / referee the ch…

BEDTIME STORIES

These are the stories I wish to tell my children, / with campfire glow flickering in my eyes / and clear rivers flowing through my veins

The Twinkle in Your Eye

We are the forgotten children / The aborted ones / Born dead / Wasn’t given a chance / A choice / A voice

LITTLE ROSIE PIXEL (A Children’s Poem)

She danced like light could sew a picture / Through the needle eyed

Love’s threads

I knew you / before our eyes met, / love’s threads woven / when we were / still one. / Your birth / making us / live as two, / love&…

Good Mother

CAUTION: Please do not read this if you’re overly sensitive.

My mother, to her parents, October 1957. 17 month…

Well. While the ambulance is away to take the man to hospital, they just play a bit of music because they cannot go on with the competition…

Peas in a pod

They often refer to us as “peas in a pod” / but in reality we really are polar opposites / intricately bound together by power…

Child with skin made of stars

We are not lost—one / within the other, / our lines are their own, / hung / from side by side stars, riding / a sky made of earth / whisp…

A MOTHER’S LOVE

I believe they met with the Medicine Buddha!

Whining to mother nature

The sky is much too clear and blue, / the jacaranda trees too bright and violet!! / How’s a girl meant to maintain / any convincing …

She Cries Your Name

Come home to me my children / I am so lonely now. / I crave your sweet attention / Any time that you will allow.

When You Were Born

The moment that my eyes laid claim / to every atom that makes you / beheld upon your ancient face— / each pore, each crease, each shining t…

Her Last Days

The day mum died I noticed the breezy day outside. Leaves were fluttering in the windy air and I knew she was dancing with the trees.

Umbilical Mother

I hope I didn’t burn the worms…

6 Word Story-My Mother

My Mother / My Guide / My Friend

Mother Danced

Mother danced they say / I don’t remember. / I was too young. / I remember the trucks though, / and the soldier. / The strange one wh…

in the womb

in the womb / safely tucked away / beneath a mother’s beating heart / his infant body is formed / he is nourished / he is loved / sw…

A New Hand In Yours

Created for my daughter…

Time is on my side now…

rantings of a middle aged, empty nest lady. who’s children are grown, and reflecting about time.. literately about time management.. …

PAIN’S MIGHT … Oh the tender soul of it all

You gave your fists hands to touch Death’s not alone / And you unfurled your wings here to span the whole globe / But were rained on by st…

Release

The mighty torrent is tearing at my earthly skin with unsustainable violence.

MOTHER…©

I knew you as my sister, sometimes even a friend / When I found out you’re my mother, it all came to an end. / You no longer wanted to talk…

Feminine Intent

Now I feel…

Wahonowin (grief and anguish)

Wahono’win (grief and anguish) / Smell the incense of the Balsam, / Hear the words the Great Spirit speaks. / Time for mourning comes…

A Letter From My Mother

I was 17 the year my parents separated. My mother moved to the yard. She wore a sign that said, “Does Not Take Direction Well”.

Touched by Art

A warm story of how an artwork warmed the hearts and souls of two artist halfway around the world from one another.

Her red enamel teapot

Mother carried the art of compromise with a sapphire sparkle in her eye. She conceded that to survive marriage and my Father’s Mother, a te…

Mother.

And when it snowed, / crystalised flecks / stacked high, / I always thought of Russia, / of paper dolls / folded inside foreign skirts, / a…

ALWAYS THERE….never to be forgotten

Her last breath went heavenward and lingered for a moment in a quiet space, unsure whether to fall back in or take flight.

I was raised by Lions

They taught me so many wonderful things about life but most importantly they taught me about pride.

Broken Butterfly

Remember I am vulnerable. / That I break / And shatter. / That you hold me on thin wires

Chanel No5 (version one)

Chanel No5, / My mother embraces me, / Seven years old and she’s holding me. / Sat in her lap with that tell tale armour, / So I know that …

a woman

she closed the door / gently behind her / descended to the bottom / of the staircase / one glance back / she was gone / with bags in hand /…

Swinging On A Cuckoo Clock

He sits amongst his crime of time. / Shame! / Don’t they know he’s our future? / He wanted to capture the magic bird like Gran…

the love buttons

It is often the things you don’t see which are the most beautiful

For Rhenastarr (Marie) Skydreamer and the rest of…

For my deepest love and respect to Marie (Rhenastar) and her family / There is mourning in your heart / Tears of anguish fell from you…

For My Mother on Mother’s Day

Thank you

Living Doll

A doll was what you wanted, / a pretty little pet / to dress in crinolines and lace, / forever in your debt

Talebearers’ Tales- Shadow Talk

As they walked, he spoke of the earth, as if she was walking alongside of them, gently speaking to teach the man

Speak the Truth

Speak the truth / See YOU / Live Out Loud / Be Proud / Embrace Freedom / Be true / Embrace You!

No longer a Maiden, Not yet a Crone………

No longer a maiden, / Not yet a crone, / I am a Mother, / Giver of Life. / With this energy, / I embrace my womanhood, / And I celebrate my…

Our Choice …

the earth it casts its thoughtful plan / on thoughtless plans derived by man / on earths dear air, sea and land / where man resides by God&…

My Mother !

I am her fifth and youngest son and her youngest child is my only sister .

25 Reasons I owe my Mother !!

25 REASONS I OWE MY MOTHER / 1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE . / ‘If you’re going to kill each other, do …

Mother Dearest !!

I should be really hoping / that you will come thro / It seems so stupid now / but how can I talk to you?

An Old And Ancient Love Story

Their moments brief and fleeting, / But full of deepest passion. / They loved each other sweetly, / In their own unique fashion.

Elephants Only

I squinted, peering hard at the sign with the scrawling letters just above the front door of the shop, it said “Elephants Only”…

Mum’s Runner Beans

Mum’s runner beans are a symbol of optimism, a deepening love and a willingness to feel.

The Shield

I am the feeling in your gut that warns/ / you of those you cannot trust. / I am the force of strength/ / that won’t let you let go. …

Warm wind

Just the warm wind / Like a kiss / From the childhood / Makes it all good

Passion of love: “Mother Russia” chap…

Logan thinks this is because the time for the birth is nearing and Jean lets him think so, all the while knowing that Scott is the man on…

Remember Me

How will he remember me / If I’m stoned by the crowd / deep down in his heart

How I missed my Mother

she had been moved at this time I was about 50 years of age and was touring around Australia sing with a show and when I worked things out …

The dearth of Earth

Take note, the planet is disappearing under our noses.

Peter and the Others.

“Shut up!!all of you!I want to speak to my son you hear me. I want to speak to Peter!” Screamed his mother with a shrill voice.…

I have her mannerisms! (“The older you get,…

She’d been sent out to meet my father, in the 1930s …and stayed together for three quarters of a century.

Devine Feminine

8,000 Drums.

Mother, June 8, 2010

Heal thyself where we have injured you and let your blood to flow.

BEING A MOTHER…

BEING A MOTHER… / After 17 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to / take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She / said, ̵…

From your mother with love

A happy moment in my life!

The Wilds’ Call

Under cover of darkness the packs’ journey loudly calls / howling in the moonlight, while She-Wolf magic enthralls / A clan of protec…

A Woman In Love

Smiling gently / with her eyes / Mouthing / mirrored movements / And cooing quietly / under breath / Still amazed / at sheer beauty

The Only Devil at the Crossroads is Me

Tick / Tick / Tick / Tick / This is the sound her little mind makes / (when the woman outside with her head in her hands and / raw sewage r…

Mother Nature

….They raped her land with disregard, once Oceans green and blue….

The Dearest Song

Oh angel face, why so forlorn? / Oh tired eyes, I see you yawn! / You will sleep here safe tonight, / It’s time now for your moonlit …

Metamorphosis….The Butterfly Effect

Well done to ‘NativeCharm’ who added her ideas which helped to complete this poem….and thank you to all the other amazing…

Revive the Bobbin

One gentle afternoon / as you hum a wordless tune / in the little attic room / revive the bobbin

A Letter to Pop ( the Old Man)

There’s a song that talks about Daddy’s hands and I’m gonna be honest, it started me thinking about you.

Flowers for Grace

She was sweeping through the land like Napoleon in his One Hundred Days, devouring the earth and the people and the towns as only despots k…

Letter to My Mother

I hope these words find their way to you somehow because there are a few things that I need for you to know…

The delirious ravings of an exhausted mother

Vodka, cigarettes, escapism.

mother and son road trip

mother and son campervan trip down the beautiful coast of NSW!

Translation – The Night Mother by Carel Don…

It was about ten thirty New Year’s Eve and I only had a couple of hours to live.

Hot Cocoa

It took a while but finally the bleeding stopped. Momma cleaned my face up enough to assess the damage before she proclaimed, “You…

Butterfly

Her life’s flame illuminates from within / The sanctum of your belly, your essence and hers, entwine in an intricate balance of fertile be…

Class of 2005

Life, children, graduation, parent, mother, laugh, cry, strength, beautiful

Hope

the one thing

Cancer…

CANCER / Crushed… / Torn…. / Wanting more. / Caner… / Holding on come hell or high water… / A mom loosing her first b…
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