These poems are published in a new book: They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku; Edited by Robert Epstein (2017, Middle Island Press).
fragrance of leaves
in the gardens
what good friends
as we grew older
reading the poets
of my parents’
we hold the door
for older people
memories of Mom
As noted in the book, “reading the poets” was published in SMILE, 2010.
The Cover Art for this new anthology is by Ron C. Moss.
You can see the cover and read the Middle Island Press Release, which in turn links to the book at Amazon.
Poems in this post are by Ellen Grace Olinger.