Friday poetry prompt

March is Women’s History month 🙂  I’ve been thinking all week about the women who came before me and blazed a trail.   Who is the original historic women?  Moms!

Tracy Bonham – Mother Mother

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Linda Belcher from Bob’s Burgers is  one of my favorite TV moms 🙂

 

it’s only because we love you 🙂  I had a t-shirt that said Because I Said So

 

such a good kitty Mom 🙂

 

FRIDAY POETRY PROMPT: Write a poem about a Mom..  Could be your Mom, could be a TV mom, could be someone else’s Mom, an animal  Mom, etc.  

 

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Here’s a poem I wr0te for my Mom years ago

 

For Mom

by Valeri Beers
I
miss you.

There’s
no forwarding address
to send
you
a Mother’s Day card.

No
phone number.
No
answering machine.

I
have many
presents
for you
but
I
can only
leave them
on the ground.

Poems for Women’s History Month

Poems for Women’s History Month
 
The Academy of American Poets was founded eighty years ago by a visionary woman, twenty-three year old Marie Bullock. In honor of her and all women, here’s a roundup of poems to celebrate Women’s History Month.

  

“Duality” by Tina Chang
“Fifty-Three” by Eileen Myles 
“Diving into the Wreck” by Adrienne Rich
“Duende” by Tracy K. Smith
“Stanzas in Meditation” by Gertrude Stein 
“Lady Tactics” by Anne Waldman