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The Eclectic Pen - The Prettiest Mother in the World

By: Peggy B.   + 2 more  
Date Submitted: 6/16/2008
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs » Arts & Literature
Words: 110

  Note: I wrote this back in 1992, when my mother was going under surgery for cancer. She is now 87 and cancer-free.

Her face is no longer smooth,
it is lined by time.
Even if she doesn't look the same,
she is still that dear mother of mine.
She has always given of herself to me,
nothing was I ever denied.
She laughed when I laughed,
she comforted me when I cried.
There is no one like her,
I don't think there will ever be.
No one means as much to me,
as she.
To me, it doesn't matter what she looks like,
I guess it is a matter of pride.
For the things that make her the most beautiful,
are the things she has inside.

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Sally D. (LImom) - 6/17/2008 1:32 PM ET
This was so touching, I couldn't help but cry. Thank youfor such a beautiful poem.
Joan F. (seafox) - 7/5/2008 7:30 PM ET
absolutely lovely!!!!
Angela D. (jaylou) - 7/6/2008 7:50 PM ET
Wonderful. It is evident that your mother means the world to you. This is a wonderul thing to share. Thank you.
George S. - 11/10/2010 5:17 PM ET
Nice Job Peggy and heartfelt
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