My Hand Reaches Yours

A Kimo for my young mother

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

This poem is a Kimo — the “haiku of Israel.”

Running through the woods–family dog ahead.
Laughing, my hand reaches yours.
Mother–you are still young.

There was a wooded area near the house where I spent my middle and high school years. My mother and I used to take the family dog —…

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