Three Mothers

I drag around one mother
like everyone does,
I’ve another I made from hope,

and there’s the one I look for
but will probably not find –
not one mom among them.

Tom Holmes is the founding editor of Redactions: Poetry & Poetics, and author of three full-length collections of poetry, most recently The Cave, which won The Bitter Oleander Press Library of Poetry Book Award for 2013, as well as four chapbooks. His writings about wine, poetry book reviews, and poetry can be found at his blog, The Line Break. Follow him on Twitter: @TheLineBreak

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One Response to Three Mothers

  1. jasmine says:

    Brilliant.

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