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Elfje Poem

by • May 24, 2012 • A Mother's Love, Children Poems, Elfje Poems, Shape PoemsComments (10)2510

Elfje Poem

Elfje poem

Elfje Poem – Short poems

An “Elfje”  is a beautiful and easy form of a five-line poem originating in the Netherlands. Is a very short poem with only 11 words consisting of 5 lines and one topic, they do not rhyme. The word Elfje means ‘elven’.
Heare is an example of an elfje poem about mothers. The love of a mother is significant and unique in life.

A Mother’s Love

Sweet
her voice
planting precious love
to the whole family
mother

 © 2012 Marinela Reka

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10 Responses to Elfje Poem

  1. brian miller says:

    smiles…the love of a mother makes all the difference in the world….

  2. I love this poem and the form. I had never heard of it before. Your lines have a really nice quick flow and provide great details in this Elfje portrait!

  3. Petty Witter says:

    I’m with Brian, the love of a mother does indeed make all the difference in the world. A great photo as well, it compliments your words perfectly.

  4. Nation Tips says:

    Beautiful words and pic as well. Love it 🙂

  5. wordwand says:

    a lovely poem and a great edication to mothers; the cornerstone of any family

  6. JannaTWrites says:

    As a mother, your poem is heartwarming…as a daughter, I see its truth 🙂

  7. Ilse says:

    No love like the love of a mum! Awesome! xx

  8. Pietro says:

    Very fine post, Marinela. The love of a mother is essential.

  9. claudia says:

    This Elfje is beautiful, Marinela!

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