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A Mother
by Lily of Lough Neagh a.k.a C. Dennis-Woosley
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
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Dedicated to Ed J.


 A Mother

We all have or had one

Some brought memories

Maybe not a  June Cleaver

But one thing you’ll see

If not for this woman

Not one would we be

 

Not one be inspired

Nor ability of prose

Not one to have heart

For this we all know

 

Some dried our tears and tied our shoes

Some went off to other places

Nothing else they could do

While others worked to keep us in braces

So now we thank you

 

Sometimes we were one of many

Mum barely had enough time

Some of us were the only

And some had none to confide

 

Some went gray early

For we scared them to death

Some stood up in morals

Our character they’d attest

 

Many wept tears

And some not a drop

As off we adventured

Even if we did flop

 

For there or not there

Lest us not forget

This beautiful vessel

Never lose who she is

 

The one who has formed us

With all of our prose

Dear one we love you

Even if not known

Dedicated to Ed J. whose mother just crossed over to the other side

April 22, 2012

 

Carolee Dennis-Woosley

April 23, 2012

 

 

 

 



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Reviewed by Edith Wilde (Reader) 7/22/2012
My mother was a wonderful woman who worked hard. She was so gentle and kind to everyone Lily, I miss her so too.

Edith
Reviewed by Asa Seeley 5/1/2012
we only get one...once

asa
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/24/2012
This is a fine tribute, Angel. It is particularly poignant for me as I remember my mother whose suffering compelled her to leave this life (place) early and of her own choosing. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 4/24/2012
My thoughts go with you into this poem. And they go with you into the next moments and the ones after. May the moments bring you to the keyboard, or pencil and paper, standing in line somewhere, still holding this place you have made for your mother, all mothers and for yourself, as always being there. Great interjection of this delightful inclusion: "Some went gray early/For we scared them to death" ~~ Thank you for this. ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 4/24/2012
You are so welcome, I too know the pain of loss
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 4/24/2012
Sorry for you loss Ed J but this poem is a great tribute, thanks Angel of Light. It means lots when friends support us and take care yourself, you are loved .....:)
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