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The Hand That Rocks The Cradle
by Robert E Blackwell
Sunday, May 14, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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With love for Mother's Day

The hand that rocks the cradle is
A very precious gift,
A priceless soul who nurtures us
And gives our hearts a lift.

A mother is a boon of love
That God has set apart
To strengthen others by the grace
And love within her heart.

She bears the world within her arms
While nourishing its life
With joy that conquers every tear
And peace to calm the strife.

Each generation knows this truth:
No other boon so dear
As that of anyone in life
Who has a mother near.


© 2006 by Robert E. Blackwell

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Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 11/5/2006
You are fortunate to have had a mother. Some don't. Though even greater is the love you express for the mother you obviously had. Wonderful Poem! Holly
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 5/16/2006
This is a wonderful loving tribute to mothers!
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/16/2006
Such a lovely poem for Mother's Day Robert! This is beautiful!

Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 5/15/2006
Beautiful, my (((friend)))

(((HUGS))) nd love, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 5/15/2006
Beautiful write, Robert, very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(

Keep me in prayer; had a bad day yesterday at work, also found out my uncle in Ohio died. (We were expecting it, but still, it is hard!)
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 5/14/2006
A sweet Mothner's Day poem.

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 5/14/2006
Beautiful one, Bob, hope all Mothers have a happy day...Ed
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/14/2006
What a wonderful write!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 5/14/2006
A mother always love her children, no matter who and where they are. Beautiful write!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 5/14/2006
Beautiful poetry on this day.

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