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come, sit down with me
tell all your troubles, each one
and i will listen

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  1. Date: 5/26/2013 11:08:00 PM
    Succinct, yet feels gentle and gracious. Very clever to have written this as a mother's dialogue with her offspring. You've nailed it Daver, the listening part is often what is needed the most. Hope you're feeling your perky self! Love, Mikki

  1. Date: 5/19/2013 1:53:00 AM
    A very unorthodox haiku... but really engaging! You captured the personality and warmth of mothers everywhere in just three short lines... good work!

  1. Date: 5/17/2013 9:17:00 AM
    Beautiful write, Daver. So simple yet so deep. There's nothing like the love of a mother.

  1. Date: 5/14/2013 10:41:00 PM
    Simplicty Daver..'yet how intricate' the love binding mothers and their children.! flesh and spirit, love superseeding instinct, love channeled through spouse, to become a different much to consider here good Daver..' take care Joe..)

  1. Date: 5/13/2013 8:17:00 AM
    Pure love of a mother, dear daver.

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 6:05:00 PM
    Ah, you penned her well, xxx

  1. Date: 5/12/2013 2:50:00 PM
    Beautiful poem.