Evie Shockley Mother Poems

  • 1.
    when your mother can rise from her place
    on the pew during the early service,

    early enough that the sun barely fills the sky
    ...
  • 2.
    when i was younger, trees
    were green, money was green, money
    grew on trees, or trees grew up
    and became money. now, money is clearly
    ...
  • 3.
    Dear Daughter,
    Can you be fifty-three this
    month? I still look for you to peek around
    my door as if you'd discovered a toy
    ...
  • 4.
    earth as a dissolute sky dissolves,
    a mozambican woman turns mother,
    her water breaking loose to pool with the flood

    ...
Total 4 Mother Poems by Evie Shockley

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Sometimes, to solace my sad heart, I say,
Though late it be, though lily-time be past,
Though all the summer skies be overcast,
Haply I will go down to her, some day,
And cast my rests of life before her feet,
That she may have her will of me, being so sweet
And none gainsay!

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