Here at last is a mother's book of common prayer, giving grace and consolation in the quiet hours of the longest days.
— Karen Maezen Miller, Author of Momma Zen
When you are in need of calming, reassurance, inspiration, or reconnecting to your heart, read Baby Blessings. If you're too darn tired even to reach for the book, just push it onto the floor and read whatever page falls open; you will find what you need right there.
— Brian Leaf, M.A., Author of Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi
What might otherwise be lost in a blur of modern parenting is given reverent attention in these carefully-crafted, meditative haiku. A collection that invites you to slow down and savor every moment.
— Susan Antolin,editor, Acorn: a Journal of Contemporary Haiku
Moment by moment Jessica Malone Latham captures in her haiku, senryu and tanka the arc of family life. In Cricket Song: Haiku and Short Poems from a Mother’s Hearteach spare poem is filled with the emotional resonance of motherhood, of parenthood, and of childhood. This heartfelt, well-crafted collection is one in which each reader will find moving images within poems that call them back again and again.
– Kathe L. Palka, poet and current editor for tinywords
“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.”
― Hafiz of Shiraz
Sonoma County, CA, USA