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My Mother

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My Mother

When I get upset with the kids I try hard not to shout
Sometimes when I open my mouth my Mother comes out
Her voice is now mine and her words seem so true
It only feels natural that I should sound like her too
Many times I would cringe running away at the sound
Afraid of what she might say if I ever was found
Understanding has come when I became a mom
Now I know where all her frustration came from
…me

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  1. Date: 1/15/2014 4:06:00 PM

    not so bad to find in you qualities of such nurturing...wish you luck in honing it... nice write...

  1. Date: 1/15/2014 3:14:00 PM

    very well said darling.. :)) we wouldn't understand what was going before unless put oursleves on our mother's shoe...:0))..you have made a very nice poem here,Betty.. *__*