National Poetry Month–Poetry in Their Voice, a Project

Haiku in Mother’s Voice

While I plant pansies
She dances round the plum tree
Floating in blossoms.

Weeding the bean rows
I guide the tiny tan hands
To nurture wild growth.

She grows like thistle
Flies like goldfinch and perches
Gently on my lap.

~poems by Kim Nixon


About kimnixon

Upper Peninsula Michigan Artist and Writer

Posted on April 19, 2009, in National Poetry Month, The Long Haul and Other Poems. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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