Tagged: mama

adolescent skin

adolescent skin
versus chinese pearl barley
mama fought the good

fight and won – acne, zero,
mama, one – happy teenager
.
20211122:2020
y

mama’s miniature

mama’s miniature
roses try not to look too
enticing to the

traveling deer, blossoms under
the chinese mahogany
.
20211014:2005
y

mama rabbit and

mama rabbit and
papa ox –
persistence
paired with an
indomitable
spirit – nothing
is insurmountable
.
20210720:2010
y

mama’s hydrangeas,

mama’s perilla

mama’s perilla
eventually takes over
the garden every

year, understanding that our
nervous system depends on it
.
20210614:1938
y

the robin who made

the robin who made
her nest in dad’s hibiscus
syriacus caught

a whiff of clean laundry airing
on mama’s clothesline, moved north
.
20210511:2113
y

every year, dad prunes

every year, dad prunes
mama’s azalea bushes
carefully so that

they become perfectly rounded
buns well before mother’s day
.
20210509:2100
y

here we are – setting

here we are – setting
the table in front of three
different versions of

mama’s curry chicken, a taste
of home within easy reach
.
20201231:1035
y

a sandwich bag with

a sandwich bag with
freshly peeled and sliced apple
pears
 tucked into my

travel bag requires no note
to show mama’s enduring love
.
20201112:1903
y

in between the in-

in between the in-
betweens
, we
will pretend to be
all adult about
it, hiding
behind mama’s
skirts, lingering
in dad’s shadows
.
20191102:1650
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: in-betweens