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
planting precious love
to the whole family
© 2012 Marinela Reka
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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!
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.
Beautiful words and pic as well. Love it 🙂
a lovely poem and a great edication to mothers; the cornerstone of any family
As a mother, your poem is heartwarming…as a daughter, I see its truth 🙂
No love like the love of a mum! Awesome! xx
Very fine post, Marinela. The love of a mother is essential.
This Elfje is beautiful, Marinela!
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