family reunion
in a locket


7 Responses

  1. Angelee Deodhar Says:

    these six words encapsulate a lifetime of memories
    nicely done congratulations Mary Jo,

  2. Julie Warther Says:

    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!

  3. Dan Schwerin Says:

    Oh. My.

  4. lamartcooper Says:

    Beautifully written in so few words.

    Well done poet!

    the photographs
    I forgot to take
    family album

  5. Magyar Says:

    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
    another page

  6. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    How a photograph can release so many forgotten memories.


  7. hammerandtongs Says:

    Wonderfully economical. Who, or what lies forgotten in the locket that the family reunion reignites memories of?

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