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My Mother

FOR MY MOTHER 

Today I took a journey 
I traveled to a place.
I saw my mother resting, 
A smile upon her face. 

 

I closed my eyes in sadness
and thought about our days. 
It all became so clouded,
It seemed to be a haze.

 

Then suddenly I felt a touch so soft upon my cheek
A gentle voice came through the haze it was so mild and meek.
A voice so soft, a voice so sweet
and this is what it said.

 

I'll always be your mother, 
I'll never go away,
For if you ever need me,
I'm just a thought away.

I raised you right
I know I did and this is how I know.
God would not have moved me from this earth, 
If I had not met His goal. 

 
Inspiration:
For Amelia Santisteven, my Beloved Mother.who passed away on February 4th, 2007. 
Written for eulogy on February 8th, 2007

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  1. Date: 12/11/2008 9:05:00 PM
    beautiful poetry and tribute to your mother, a hole lot wisdom in this poem as well, loved the end as well, thank you for sharing.

  1. Date: 12/2/2008 3:23:00 PM
    This is nice, your mother would be proud. Amelia was my mother's name too.Now my niece's. Glad to read your work. BG