Category Archives: family

Grandfather – Heather Mirassou

His brows like bended bows with curly-q’s His mustache like motorcycle handlebars His eyes like green gin olives His hair grey and wavy like ocean whitecaps His hands immaculate and powerful like a surgeon’s fingers His figure debonair and statuesque … Continue reading

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Take Me Home – Heather Mirassou

Take me home mama To a place I once belonged Hold my hand steady And sing to me a song My face filled with tears All my family is gone Take me home mama To a place I once belonged … Continue reading

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If I Were There – Heather Mirassou

Peaches and pears your delight Divine roses a gift from your wife Your favorite soups and stews Lamb and veal cooked to and fro In silence in your hammock Hoping the sun melts the cancer away If I were there … Continue reading

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Childhood Blackness – Heather Mirassou

Childhood blackness Trusting in silence Trying to recall Memories of water Chasing Dreams

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Foster Child – Heather Mirassou

Foster child of silence What did you say? You were always instructed to smile It was a woman’s way Your smile is corrugated You eyes sheathed in despair You yearn for a rush of happiness You wear your masks expertly … Continue reading

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Goddess – Heather Mirassou

In sunny solitude The swelling seas Erase the bank of haze Birds begin to sing A skylark soars in the air Purple hills of paradise No longer dampened souls Tossing and turning in the night Pearl white peaks Hypnotize across … Continue reading

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Angel of God – Heather Mirassou

“I wrote this poem when my little sister was born. She is twenty years my junior and has grown into an amazing young woman.“ An embryo in a cocoon of safety slowly unfolds into a world of hands. Hands of … Continue reading

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