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Yesterday And Mama

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Yesterday And Mama

                                        As I sit by my dear old Mama,
                                        Remembering years gone by,
                                            I see her laughing eyes.
                                                Bright as the stars,

                                         Now they are clouded over,
                                           no longer sharing with me.
                                         Her voice once loud and loving,
                                                now quiet as can be.

                                          Hands that once were busy,
                                                now lay stiff and still.
                                             A hug taken for granted ,
                                                  never more to be.

                                           I will remember yesterday,
                                             and Mama for our family.


                                                 Copyright 2008
                                                Anne Rutherford
                                                Poems From The
                                                   Heart Series
                                          

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  1. Date: 5/28/2014 4:28:00 PM
    Very nice Anne, makes me think of my mama, I still her her call my name. One morning I woke up smelling her coffee. I don't drink coffee. Also reminds me of the one I wrote not too long ago " Remember US"

  1. Date: 12/9/2011 5:45:00 AM
    This poem can go to my mama to Anne - Love it! Thank you! OXOX Anne-LISE

  1. Date: 6/5/2011 12:52:00 PM
    hi Anne, I must remember this from Lulu. It's not unlike alshiemers, the long goodbye. My mom has md too. May your Mom see clear now. Amen.

  1. Date: 6/2/2011 11:40:00 PM
    SAd one. I hate to see this happen in my own family one day. an excellent poem, dear.

  1. Date: 4/26/2011 2:18:00 PM
    Very Nice write that shows your soul and heart,.... 2 sevens for you to Anne!!! Best wishes in the contest for you.. luv Michael

  1. Date: 4/21/2011 11:13:00 AM
    I see where they are, you have a gift, love your style, reading your poetry makes one feel so warm inside, will read more later. I really loved this one you wrote makes me think of my mom.

  1. Date: 4/20/2011 7:40:00 PM
    Hey Mrs. Anne! So nice to see you again and to get to read your poetry. As always, you get the highest marks from me. God Bless, R.M.

  1. Date: 4/20/2011 6:48:00 PM
    it made me really miss my mom, she was a evangelist and traveled the world when i was a boy, she is the one that brought jesus to me at 9 years of age and taught me to talk to him every day and taught me the true love of christ, thank you for sharing this...

  1. Date: 4/20/2011 2:05:00 PM
    beautiful recollections of the memories in trnaquility of yesterdays, Anne

  1. Date: 4/20/2011 6:34:00 AM
    Sweetly creative Anne and lovely expressive lines .. emotional piece enjoyed ,,,