5/13/2012

Happy Mother's Day

Basch Sad Woman
Artist: Gyula Basch 
Public domain via Wikimedia Commons



a nod and a smile
her Mother’s Day mask slipping
loneliness peeks out


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Written for Haiku Heights prompt "Mask"

16 comments:

  1. sad. her mask slipping...and lonely...that stings a bit...happy mothers day patti

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  2. How you?
    HAIKU!

    Nicely written thoughts on a private moment in the life of mother.

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  3. People think celebrating one day for a mother is loving her.. Every day should be a mother's day! Overwhelming Haiku..
    Truth likes to travel bare feet
    Live once and for all

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  4. I get the essence of this,.Nevertheless, liked the usage of mother's day!

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  5. Let's face it: being a mom is not easy, and Mother's Day can bring forth many feelings.

    That said, I hope your Mother's Day was superb!

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  6. Very beautiful and meaningful haiku....and very apt picture!

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  7. Oh how perfectly you have captured this!

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  8. Having lost my mom, I felt this haiku deeply..

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  9. Coupled with the lovely artwork your Haiku gives an impression of beauty and sadness in a shared moment. I can certainly relate to this one.

    Thank you for stopping by and commenting :)

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  10. It's a pity. There are reasons certainly!

    Hank

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  11. beautifully done and subtly sad.

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  12. Sad but very expressive..well done..

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  13. This tugged at my heart, Patti. Who can say how many mums feels like that on Mother's Day? Very moving.

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