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An ode to the Magnificent Mother

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An ode to the Magnificent Mother

By: Sashi.Prabhu (zeauoxian)
 Mother's Day is a celebration honoring mothers and celebrating motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society.

The moon, the stars, the sunny skies, so beautiful they seem,
All mankind can sense and appreciate what it means,
Their beauty and the beauty of others,
Are in no way a comparison to our mothers.

Mothers are God’s gift to us,
Least appreciated and most worked without a fuss.
Mothers are there to help teach and guide,
And through thick and thin stay by your side.

Mother loves us right from the start,
From the moments she fondly holds us close to her heart.
These moments forever seem to her like only yesterday,
But we all know they were a few eons away.

Mother is there right through our troubles, conflicts and strife,
And every endeavor she undertakes to keep us afloat through pains of life.
Any time in life we can rely on her strong helping hand,
And she is there for you till you have regained the strength, alone to stand.


Mother is one we can lean on,
As deep in her heart she is very strong.
At times it is only mother who can soothe our running tears,
And calm our mind’s lurking shadows of fears.

Mother filled our days with multihued lights,
And put us to bed with lullaby and sweet dreams nights.
And on a foreign land you gave life to me,
And when I was old enough to my wife you set me free.

Whenever I needed you were there with tender care,
For advice and support you were always there.
You taught me right from wrong,
And how to the world whistle my own song.

Mother, I wonder if I could give a diamond to you,
For every tear you shed for me without much ado.
Mother, I wonder if you could accept an emerald from me,
For each truth you made me realize and see.

Mother, I wonder if I could give a ruby to you,
For every midnight coffee you did brew.
Mother, I wonder if I could give a pearl to you,
For every lesson of wisdom you have given me anew.


But I don’t have these and this you are aware,
And all I can offer you is my love devotion and care.
You are so dear to me but yet it took me so long to say,
Have a “HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY”.

I know that when you think of me,
A part of you in me you will always see.
Thank you and I Love you Mom,
This is me your first born son














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  1. Date: 5/18/2012 6:42:00 PM
    Great one honoring your mother..Congrats on your win..Sara

    prabhu Avatar sashi prabhu
    Date: 5/20/2012 3:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Sara!!!!!!!!
  1. Date: 5/17/2012 2:43:00 PM
    Congratulations on your placement in P.D.'s "Any Dedication" contest Sashi. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/16/2012 3:25:00 PM
    Congrats on your win, Sashi. Excellent tribute. Great job. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 5/16/2012 1:34:00 AM
    Sashi congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 5/16/2012 12:19:00 AM
    SASHI, congratulations with your wonderful entry. Tank you for supporting my contest. Every entry was lovely in it's own way and deep for the occasion. Good night, ;-) PD

    prabhu Avatar sashi prabhu
    Date: 5/20/2012 3:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thAnks PD
  1. Date: 5/9/2012 12:09:00 PM
    Beautiful written poem for your mom, you have to read it for her on Mothers day Sashi.- oxox Anne-Lise

    prabhu Avatar sashi prabhu
    Date: 5/9/2012 12:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    yea i will over phone... my elder girl will read it out to her on my behalf.in person...~sashi