And He answered and said unto them, "I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out."

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Carry on Tuesday # 15

Your prompt for Tuesday August 25th
Instead of an opening passage, the prompt this week is a line from verse two of Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe.
Please feel free to change the first word to, for example, he, she or they.
(We) loved with a love that was more than love
Use all or part of it at the start or somewhere within your poem or prose.

Mothers Truth

a Haiku

Tiny hands touch soft

a love that was more than love

Slipping away soon


anthonynorth said...

An excellent last line. There's an emotional power to this.

Stan Ski said...

The memories will last forever.

Jeeves said...

Excellent. But dont let it slip

Missy said...

I thought I had commented on this one. There is nothing like the love of a child, it seems though as they age the love shifts and we become less their focal point.

I'm a sucker for a haiku. I enjoyed this one!!

Anonymous said...

This has made me feel a little teary. Those precious moments we have with our children are so fleeting. The haiku form fits the sentiment you are expressing really well. Great work!

aspiemom said...

Thank you all for your kind comments. The baby in the Christmas present is going to 3rd Grade tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

Short yet sweet and profound.

KB said...

Short and sweet.

gautami tripathy said...


you have passed your absurdity to me

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