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2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest

  2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest Third Place:   bipolar mother’s monochrome smile Judges Commentary: Maternal mental illness is a subject that seems to be hushed up in our culture. Especially in today’s mommy wars where mothers are pitted against … Continue reading

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Haiku – FemkuMag

  ice moon I breastfeed my child in the bathroom   FemkuMag issue 9 February 2019 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_644734f2284749f39f6b7e989445a362.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1TeN0C5AposMwnNhH-puP-41Njz9QC_MUVWUoruWErsDOaUtFjO5HBSII

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Haiku – FemkuMag

  remembrance of mother’s touch . . . peony petals   baroque pearls he lists my imperfections   FemkuMag, An e-zine of Women’s Haiku, January 2019, Issue 8 https://femkumag.wixsite.com/femkumag?fbclid=IwAR1sQssMSrF7i0j0CF1AuLJq4igBcVZzZ0DCrjpqdKYLXAqvoOLAKpQtp-I https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_63db9095f89b4fcf8f97ec0681ea3b57.pdf

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Haiku – snow on the roof

  snowdrift . . . the lies I tell about his father   Haiku Dialogue – snow on the roof Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog January 16, 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/01/16/haiku-dialogue-snow-on-the-roof/?fbclid=IwAR3lPtNzNY5ouyEw7UIfgf956YDzf1vOgPoyLelcRD46Vf38pkflmlImr3M

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Tanka – Le Lumachine

  she gazes into the distance across the sea she remembers the babies who never came home   lo guardo fisso in lontananza attraverso il mare ricorda i bambini che non sono mai tornati a casa   somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Monoku – FemkuMag

  mother’s suicide all the rage   FemkuMag, issue 4, September, 2018 https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_7a90249160ad4bf3905db7a2ad4c325f.pdf

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Two Haibun – Blithe Spirit

Denial   I did not want to hear it.   Your blood pressure is too high, the doctor said. This is serious. You might have a heart attack. I’m going to prescribe some pills. Take one every morning.   thunderheads … Continue reading

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