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Sweetness of Ma
by Darrell and Kathy Adams
Saturday, February 02, 2008
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Sweetness of Ma


 


Lovebug


Ladybug


Inchworm


Ivy twining


Stars shining


Sometimes twinkling


Little ditties and


Pet names


As ma would


Stroke my hair


Or as she did the


Dishes she would sing


Rock of Ages


Cleft for me


I always wondered


What that meant


When I was small


But I never wanted


To interrupt the


Sweetness


To ask, and forgot to later on.


When she Came to the


Valley Alone, I thought


Surely she could see me


There too


But over and over


She sang the same way


And never, not once


Did she say, look, its you!


Christopher Robin said


More prayers than a monk


And Winnie the Pooh


Was a star.


Amazing Grace was a pillar


Of strength


And I did go with her on


Her adventures in song


And long past her time


I bring them along


To fill my days


And ease my mind


And remember the


Sweetness of Ma.


 


Kathy Adams



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Reviewed by John Leko 2/4/2008
...in remembrance of your mother...you honor her...something wonderful about her...saw something more...and though questions remain unanswered...what you knew was love.
sincere beauty in this pen...
John
Reviewed by Tina Millner 2/3/2008
very interesting...nice way to remember Ma. You have a unique way of penning words. It does bring to mind all the "I wished I had".
Love your poems.
Tina
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 2/3/2008
"...and forgot to later on"

Oh this does spark so many memories, thoughts. . . and then this line hit me between the eyes!
After I lost my mom, the same thoughts would ride me...Oh!... how I wish I could of asked, so many more questions ...
Told her so many more things..."The Sweetness of Ma" actually brought tears to my eyes...
It's a Wonderful penning!
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/3/2008
The Sweetness of Ma, remembered in longing lines ... in stories that she told ... in advice that she gave ... I'm sorry for your loss. :(

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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