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Mom's Chicken Soup

Mom’s Chicken Soup

My head is aching
My throat is sore
My feet are dragging
Across the floor
Yesterday morning
I was feeling fine
Today I wretch
Whenever I dine

Don’t’ try to tempt me
With a burger and such
Just want to be soothed
With a mother’s touch
When I lived at home
(Before I flew the coop)
Mom would cure me
With her chicken soup

I could smell the aroma
All through the house
It felt like a waltz
By Johann Strauss
It reached my senses
Floating on air
When I heard her
Footsteps on the stair

Why oh why
Did I ever roam
I need mom’s Chicken Soup
So I’m going back home
Put on the kettle Mom
I’m on my way
Miss your soup loving
I’m coming home to st
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Get Well Soon PD!

Copyright2012 Beatrice Boyle
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  1. Date: 3/15/2012 3:47:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your memory of the good soup when one is sick..Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 9:42:00 PM
    Good news on the win beatrice: congratulations today"

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 5:38:00 PM
    Very nice. A great tribute to Mother's Soup. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 3:52:00 PM
    congrats Beatrice on a super win for souper write for PD's contest on soup site luv..

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 11:40:00 AM
    Congratulations with your well deserved win Beatrice..Hugs,Arild

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 5:55:00 AM
    Congratulations for your win in P.D.'s get well soup contest Beatrice. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/13/2012 2:31:00 AM
    Congratulations very soupy this one, well done Beatrice xx

  1. Date: 3/12/2012 11:13:00 PM
    BEATRICE., , Congratulations! with your wonderful soup poem. I'm feeling much better now. LOL... except the folks around me. I got Nate and my granddaughter sick. SHAME ON ME! THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING my contest ;-) I much enjoyed your entry, ~ always*PD

  1. Date: 3/9/2012 1:43:00 PM
    It is good to have a loving mother...bring you Chicken Soup when you need it.Sweet and care. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 3/7/2012 1:43:00 PM
    this is charming! we all need some chicken soup at times and you've described this so beautifully!