Mother's Day --
although I know she's gone,
and wait for the distant
mountain to grow green
VerseWrights, April 13, 2014
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Rita Odeh is from Nazareth, Israel. She comes from a christian Palestinian family. She has B.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Haifa University. She has published 6 books of poetry, one book of short stories, three electronic novels, and one e-book of haiku. Her poetry has been published in several international publications, and she started writing tanka in March, 2014. Rita is Co-Editor of International Haiku. Her haiku and haiga artwork are featured in her "Catching The Moment" blog.