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A Poem – Songs from my Mother

by Myrna Beth Lambert Songs from my Mother You were an engaging, gentle songbird, a nightingale equal to no other. Your magical fingers played the keyboard, as you sang songs taught by your Mother. Heartrending music enveloped the room. with lyrics that brought forth tears and chills of children dying and soldiers missing. Glowing visions… Continue Reading

Call for Mother’s Day Submissions

Mother’s Day is almost a month away and Bread ‘n Molasses is gearing up to celebrate and honour the most important women in all our lives — our mothers! Have you written a short piece of fiction that celebrates motherhood? Or perhaps you have some special memories or your mother that you’ve jotted down in… Continue Reading

Happy Mother's Day!

A Gesture of Love by Myrna Beth Lambert My mother, a single mom, was a career woman. She was Chief Executive Officer for a well-known cereal company and she never had time for her only child. I was raised by housekeepers and Nannies. We lived in a trendy neighbourhood in downtown Chicago where I attended… Continue Reading

For Mother's Day

Mommy Susie by Debby Frost We called our grandmother Mommy Susie. We called my grandfather Daddy Bill. Dad was Daddy Jack and Mom was Mommy Renie. She was born Susan Margaret Ross in 1901 at Oak Point and married Bill Bowie. A formidable woman, she was married at 18 to a man who was 14… Continue Reading