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  A Mother's Love
by Mr. Ed
Sunday, March 20, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.

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ďGod Could Not Be Everywhere,


So He Created Mothers.Ē



Jewish Proverb




If life has got you down and out


And youíve forgotten how to smile


Pause in your hectic fast paced world


And watch a motherís love of child



There is nothing more spectacular


There is nothing more sublime


Then gazing at the miracle of birth


Through a motherís love divine



Iíve watched in awe and admiration


As tiny sparrows emerged from their shells


And their loving motherís eyes were sparkling


As her tiny feathered chest began to swell



Iíve observed a diligent mother osprey


Exhaustedly fishing from dawn to dusk


To nourish her ravenous newborn babies


Because in her heart she knew she must



And Iíve sat completely mesmerized for hours


Watching felines tend their helpless kittens


Their love for their offspring is so absolute


That by their devotion Iím always smitten



These mothers hardly ever rest or eat


Their children are their only thought


As they pull and tug on their exhausted bodies


No assistance or relief have they ever sought



They never scold or snarl at them


They only pamper coo and purr


They comfort them 24 hours a day


And from their nurturing never stir



Whether their numerous babies are born in a castle


Or in a tiny nest theyíve diligently made a home


Or in a dark back alley garbage dumpster


From their duties they seldom ever roam



A motherís love is truly miraculous


And observing it much joy can bring


Itís another reason I love this time of year


A motherís love truly blossoms†every Spring



If life has got you down and out


And youíve forgotten how to smile


Pause in your hectic fast paced world


And watch a motherís love of child



©2004, Ed Kostro





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Reviewed by Daring Sunshine 10/27/2006
You would have done your mother well! and sharing the joy of mother's love.Mom's are so special & you did them tribute.
Peace&Grace,
Sharon
Reviewed by Judith Pleasant 3/22/2005
Well, you ole bulldog, you really did yourself proud with this one.
I recall telling you once that you had a sensitive side. Guess I read you pretty well.
This is a beautiful poem, and you are right, there is nothing more special than a mother who loves her children, whether human, fowl, or animal. My kind of poem- my kind of person. I bet your mom was wonderful. She had someone who has a kind spirit like you do.
Blessings,
Judith
Reviewed by Patrick McCormick 3/21/2005
Very nice, Ed

Pat
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 3/21/2005
Mothers make the world go round and around.
Lovely work
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/20/2005
beautiful tribute to mamas everywhere; where would we be without mothers?? awesome job, angel eddie; very well done! bravo!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D

Reviewed by Carole Mathys 3/20/2005
This is a stunning, heart touching write....

Peace, Carole
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/20/2005
Ed,

A most beautiful, heart-touching tribute to mothers everywhere--thank you

(((((HUGS))))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 3/20/2005
Ed,

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful write ... written from the heart!!


Blessings,

Robert
Reviewed by A PAX 3/20/2005
Ed
lol
was this poem an omen for me???????????????


you would not believe this, but as I was reading, I could hear
a bird nesting in my gutter! lol

you are enchanted!!
pax A
Reviewed by George Jackson 3/20/2005
Ed, thank you for such a heartfelt, uplifting poem. Beautiful work, my friend.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/20/2005
Awwww....My husband brought this little gritter home yesterday...mister feline the color of sand and eyes green like I have never seen....but oh shame a flea taxi...he was so full of them I had to bath him right there..sitting on my lap as I speak...and farting so badly I can hardly breath....must be the new catfood I am feeding the little mungrill...but I love if already....he took a two hour nap with me and does not let me alone for one second!!

I guess I have a new baby now!! When I put him in the sandbox to pee...he looks like a sand sculpture....lol!!

Love Tinky
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 3/20/2005
Takes us out of ourselves. R
Reviewed by jude forese 3/20/2005
beautiful poem ... a mother's love is endearing and eternal ...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 3/20/2005
Ed This is absolutely
an awesome piece
A wonderful write
I've watched a robin nest
under my balcony,
a tood guard till her ckicks
left an empty nest
made sure my grandson's
nutty friends stayed away
from them.

William ......Peace

Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/20/2005
Another beauty Eddie, if only humanity would learn to do the same this world would be a better one. It would be what a man who came into a city while people waved palms, was teaching. Thank you !;-)

etw
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/20/2005
Stunning ED.
Yup I can never forget the miracle of my son being born.
As I took a video. To see my ex in such pain -Tremendous-
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 3/20/2005
Another teaching poem. It's so true, Ed. I believe we learn much from observing nature. I think the creator has revealed both himself and us in nature's movement around us. You pen winners. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Alexandra* OneLight*ģ Authors & Creations 3/20/2005
Perfect love is this... it is completely giving, and yet, when time comes to let go for the sake of growth, it does, and encourages the growth. But remains and blossoms again and again, in spring and through all seasons, even - sometimes most especially - in long, long winters.
Just what it did to Ed Matlack, it did to me... and does every time I read a poem like this in the book of nature. Thank you, gentle Poet.
Love&Light*
Alexandra*
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/20/2005
Rarely do I cry at a beautiful poem, but this one did it for me...thanks Ed, this was quite nice...Ed
Reviewed by Lynn Barry 3/20/2005
If a person reads your poem and starts to cry you know you did a good job...I cried...you done good, Ed. I love this poem.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/20/2005
well done
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/20/2005
LOVE the Jewish proverb!! And ED!!!!!!! It's too early to get me blubbing all over again, and too early for a glass of wine to cheer me up! I've just packed off my little 19-yr old girl on her first independent holiday since she became sick 6 years' ago... well, here I go, then, blub, blub... so where's the corkscrew... WherestheKleenex Kate xx

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