Amy Jasek

Apr 22

Poetry

A Little Poem for Our Home

Local Wildflowers, Texas | Ondu Pinhole and Kodak Film (photo by author)

Hi Mama
high drama
everybody thinks they own you

Diorama
Oklahoma
to that Caribbean Sea blue

Healing efforts
never measure
up to what you do yourself

Perfect treasure
nature’s pleasure
still a greater thing than wealth

Happy Earth Day and thanks for reading! I…

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Jan 26

Poetry

On Mothering a Teenager. . .

Ondu Pinhole medium format film image by author

This morning I found Mary in the kitchen
puttering around making breakfast
the moon was on the counter
and her crown she had hung from the doorknob
You’re up early I said
She just gave me her best Mona Lisa
and turned back to the stove…

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