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Child of the wind

You rest behind my eyes,
I know your face.
It is always on my mind,
but who are you?
I see you, feel you,
but still I do not know you.

We have journied many miles.
Your beginnings, my pain.
My pain, your beginnings.
Happiness blows through.
Sorry you do not keep the kind.

A Mother wants her child,
to feel no pain.
It is her heart, from life travels,
can't be the same.
Life is what we have.
We have to try.
My child, I cannot say good-bye.

All the years I've tried to be strong,
I am getting weak,
but for you, I hang on.
Please take the good,
and run with it.
Life will fall in place someday.

God please show your light.
Guide my child on a path right.

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  1. Date: 4/19/2009 10:01:00 PM
    beautifully constructed my friend! -darkpoet

  1. Date: 4/1/2009 10:09:00 AM
    Bountiful, individually unique and open ... Truth upheld within God's wondrous hand of hope, affecting a genuine goodness, carried in peace, at rest amid an immaculate faith. An endearing effort ... I have been blessed! Love: ~ James ~

  1. Date: 1/11/2009 1:47:00 PM
    Judy, A Mother's LOVE depicted perfectly YOUR POETIC Friend...HG

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 12:51:00 PM
    Oh so gentle and heartfelt I feel your concern as a Mother for her child. I hope all is well, wonderful write! Best Wishes Laura :)

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 12:07:00 PM
    A moving piece of poetry. I too have felt this way .... My best regards to you and your son, Lucinda

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 10:30:00 AM
    Beautiful, beautiful poem both in form and sentiment. So true are your words. There is nothing that compares to the love a mother feels for her child(ren). Awesome write.! Thank you for your thoughtful comment and for sharing. Love, Robin

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 10:26:00 AM
    Wonderful poem. I love the message in this piece a lot. The poems speaks with love deep from within. expressed very well.