in a locket
—Mary Jo Balistreri
Issue 16.1 | 11 April 2016
these six words encapsulate a lifetime of memories
nicely done congratulations Mary Jo,
Beautiful, Jo! Yes, strong emotion packed into such a tiny package (the locket and the poem). Each word here works so hard. Reunion – forgotten – locket. Oh my!
Beautifully written in so few words.
Well done poet!
I forgot to take
Fine verse, Jo_!
__Long ago I found a photo (taken in 1943 or 1944) in one of my Mom's old books, it prompted this senryu, and me… to turn more pages. _m
black and white
mom counts my toes
How a photograph can release so many forgotten memories.
Wonderfully economical. Who, or what lies forgotten in the locket that the family reunion reignites memories of?
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