we hold the door

we hold the door
for older people
memories of Mom

Ellen Grace Olinger

This poem was published in a new book:

They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku; Edited by Robert Epstein (2017, Middle Island Press).

You can see a picture of the beautiful cover art by Ron Moss, and read the press release here.

Charlotte Digregorio wrote a generous review:  Daily Haiku Special: Dec. 2, 2017.  “This book is a treasure.”

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