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A Prayer For Mother

I know I could never repay her for what she's given me. For she's given me a treasure worth more than gold.  I will die a thousand times if something tragic were to happen to her. A Prayer For Mother, Always And Forever.


Protect her day by day When enemies do surround In fervent prayer to God I pray To keep her safe and sound. For she's given me a perfect gift A gift of love and life complete Her sunken spirit may you lift To thrones above where seraphs meet. As once I weaned upon her breast Fearless, safe and warm I lay So Lord I plead, not more not less Chase far her troubles away. But if by time my soul expire That my life had met its doom Lord in your arms I do aspire To love her beyond the tomb!

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  1. Date: 1/22/2014 4:23:00 PM
    Very moving! Those fortunate to have a living and loving mother should treasure her for you are right Mustapha,no mere materialism can replace her. Best wishes, Peter. 22/1/14

  1. Date: 9/18/2013 2:18:00 AM
    This is a wonderful poem, very touching!

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 7:08:00 PM
    As a mother, this brings tears to my eyes. The heartfelt devotion is beautiful and touching. What a lovely tribute this is to your wonderful mother!!

  1. Date: 9/16/2013 5:07:00 PM
    A very nice tribute to your Mother, she would be so proud of you! Great work!...I have also written a poem for my Mother titled, "Words Of Encouragement".

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 9:40:00 PM
    Just perfect...simply perfect!

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 7:48:00 AM
    Could I say I envy you? Your mother must be wonderful. This is a sign of a great family. Not all of us have experienced this. So, in this respect you are fortunate. Also, you have a noble soul. Lovely.

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 11:17:00 PM
    this is one of the loveliest prayers for a mother i have seen in poetic form.VERY nice!!

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 6:10:00 PM
    this is stunning Dearest M.M a most worthy tribute to your mother love it Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 5:46:00 PM
    Hi Mustapha, I read this one last night but i got a bit upset so i didn't leave a comment. A truly excellent write my friend, it touched me deeply. It is a true gift to be able to write poetry that can truly touch the mind, heart and soul of the reader, you my friend have this gift. Keep it always Mustapha. Your a helluva guy. Catch you later, your friend, MIKE.

  1. Date: 9/4/2013 3:20:00 PM
    A truly wonderful write, your mum must be very proud of you. thanks for the read Mustapha...Peter

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 8:01:00 AM
    This is very touching, I have a sudden urge to call my mom. Well done!

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 5:55:00 AM
    THAT WAS REALLY VERY BEAUTIFUL MY FRIEND

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 2:40:00 AM
    A beautiful prayer, a beautiful tribute to an amazing person in your life...the lines speak so eloquently of your love for her...yes...Mothers are deserving of praise. It's been 14 years since I lost my mother due to illness...I yet think of her and cry...She has made me who I am today! Thank you for sharing!

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:13:00 PM
    Mother is the second name of God. and HE created mother as he cannot go everywhere

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:11:00 PM
    Mother is the second name of God. and HE created mother as he cannot go everywhere

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 8:34:00 PM
    This is such a beautiful poem for your Mother, honoring her for whom she is, is a gift in itself, Mustapha! TMFs. Always, Annalise