Poem Corner: Mothers Are the First Responders


I would not have arrived here but for my mother.

I am very lucky to have had her and not another.

Without our mothers we wouldn’t be,

So happy Mothers’ Day to all of thee.


—Hank Pollard

As quarantine and self-isolation continues, we have begun to notice an uptick in poetry submissions. 

We always accept poems for consideration and welcome our readers to share their contributions.

If you are interested in submitting a poem for possible inclusion in The Malibu Times’ print edition, you may do so by emailing it to editorial@malibutimes.com or mailing it to The Malibu Times office at 3864 Las Flores Canyon Road.