letter to my transgender daughter
I made soup tonight, with cabbage, chard
and thyme picked outside our back door.
For this moment the room is warm and light,
and I can presume you safe somewhere.
I know the night lives inside you. I know grave,
Mother's Day take place on the second Sunday in May each year in the United States. Browse our selection of poems for and about mothers below and find more poems and resources for Mother's Day on our Poems for Mother's Day page.
|2017||Oughta Be a Woman||June Jordan|
|2016||Letdown||Teri Ellen Cross Davis|
|2017||Time to be the fine line of light||Carrie Fountain|
|1910||Mother and Baby||Alexander Posey|
|2014||The Persistence of Scent||Cindy Williams Gutiérrez|
|1987||Dear Mama (4)||Wanda Coleman|
|2017||Hours Days Years Unmoor Their Orbits||Rachel Zucker|
|2017||My Mama moved among the days||Lucille Clifton|
|2017||To My Mother||Lucretia Maria Davidson|
|1982||The courage that my mother had||Edna St. Vincent Millay|