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A Mothers Limits

Now, I love my husband an awful lot
But his cantankerous side is not so hot

We tolerate each other’s choices
But Football is a ‘no’ my inside voice says

Personally, I have a fear of ancient twisted trees
I WILL close my eyes, so guide me under them please

My children are like a heard of fighting elephants
There’s only so much my ear drums can take of their shouts and grunts

My parents are great, (now my head can't  find a rhyme) 
But I’ve have heard their stories from long ago one hundred million times!

The love I have for my loved ones has no limits at all
I will always be here with opened arms to catch them if they fall

So, football, twisted trees, fighting elephants and old stories
I have my limits I truly do but would I change things? No not really!







 For contest ’limitless’
5th place win

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  1. Date: 5/16/2011 12:18:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win Emma. Love,Carol

  1. Date: 5/13/2011 11:58:00 AM
    Good topic..Enjoyed..Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 5/11/2011 1:45:00 PM
    Very good!!! Conrats to you..luv Michael

  1. Date: 5/10/2011 11:02:00 AM
    LOL Many congrats on your win : )

  1. Date: 5/10/2011 7:44:00 AM
    Love this charming use of limitless love....can drive us to distraction....but no...I would not change things either !!! :) Congratulation s on your winning poem!!!

  1. Date: 5/10/2011 5:53:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Emma in Paula's contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/10/2011 5:34:00 AM
    LOL yes limitless love! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 5/10/2011 5:20:00 AM
    ongratulations on the win in the contest of Paula, Emma

  1. Date: 5/10/2011 1:00:00 AM
    your wit glows in this piece, emma.. applause to you for the hefty win! :) huggs

  1. Date: 5/9/2011 11:57:00 PM
    Very nice, imaginative write. I really enjoyed it. Congrats.

  1. Date: 5/9/2011 11:17:00 PM
    A reflective write and winner. I like the line about your children being like a herd of elephants. For sure -there are limits on our nerves too. Congrats on this fun write, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 5/9/2011 10:08:00 PM
    I remember this darling one. Congratulations. I am happy this one is on the list!

  1. Date: 5/9/2011 8:06:00 PM
    Congrats Emma on your big win in the Limitless contest luv.. a fantastic write and entry .. enjoy this wonderful win with luv..

  1. Date: 5/5/2011 6:10:00 AM
    What a beautiful morning I am enjoying reading poetry here at PoetrySoup. I am happy to see yours among those which I am able to read this morning Emma. May the sun shine down upon you and bring joy into your life today and always. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/4/2011 2:07:00 PM
    emma, I think the judge should love this one. It was clever of you to use the may time motherhood theme in this very fun poem of yours. Wish I had thought of it!