her bony back
against my palm —
Mother’s Day







(First published in evolution, the Red Moon anthology, 2010)


6 Responses

  1. Andrea Says:

    I love it so much: a splendid haiku!

  2. Magyar Says:

    Grand senru Maeve:
    __ Hugging my mother, this memory that will forever gladden me. _m

  3. Mary Says:

    How touching and real. Love, Maeve.

  4. jim Says:

    So nice.

  5. MaryJo Says:

    poignant. There is so much in this senyru, Maeve.

  6. Bob Redmond Says:

    such tenderness in image and language

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