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A MOTHER'S EARS

A lesson I have learned before the birds and the bees was when I tripped, tumbled and fell, frightened by my bloodied knees My mother came and helped me up, patched my wound, smiled and teased; “When you fall, always get up, you don’t want to stay down and freeze”. Curiously what marked my mind and what stood out most vividly, other than the way she took care of me so tenderly; How could she have heard me fall and come to my aid instantly, for I knew she was asleep, and I sneaked out so quietly. To this question she laughed, rumpled my hair with amusement “Don’t you know moms have a radar, switched on to permanent? Be it trouble, or a lie, for us there’s no concealment, or sudden fever at night, we know.” she said to my amazement. “Hear with your ears, but listen with your heart, often save the day.” These words I carry till today, for a mother’s role I now play. Inspired by Craig Cornish' theme - NOT FOR CONTEST 07 May 2015

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Date: 11/4/2015 11:47:00 PM
Your mom is great KIM. You conveyed this write so excellent, it depicted imagery that brough the role of mother to life in the sense of this reader, that is always you dear poet.. Giving the readers a wonderful and enjoyable read..............A.M.
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Date: 6/1/2015 8:00:00 PM
Simply beautiful, your poem gives the virtues of your mother immortality..:) -jill
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Date: 5/16/2015 1:24:00 PM
Oh! nice poem on mother read from you. Mother is only one who keeps open her mind and heart for her children all the time even in sleeping state. I loved the line of advice "Hear with your ears, but listen with your heart...." very much. Loved always,my lovely friend,bl
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Date: 5/12/2015 2:58:00 PM
Hi Kim I enjoyed this read as I relate to it being a mother and having a mother who was just as you described above.. she used to say "Mother's have eyes behind their heads too" and I believed her. A lovely heartfelt depiction of a mothers love well penned. P.S... you have a great name ;)
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Date: 5/12/2015 2:57:00 PM
Your poem has a good flow and the words sing and dance their way through your thoughts with a magic effect that solicit a memory if not a smile. Very well structured, light and breezy. Well done. Emile. #7
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Date: 5/11/2015 5:09:00 PM
Wonderful, Kim. Mothers are amazing, and you have certainly portrayed that in this excellent poem. Best wishes for the contest. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 5/10/2015 11:30:00 AM
Love it, perfect for Mother's day.
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Date: 5/9/2015 7:37:00 AM
The mother's instinct is keen, quick to act, though gentle ... such a beautiful poem Kim... always a pleasure reading your work. I cant thank you enough for your sweetness and uplifting words. It means a lot. I will try to visit your page more often - sorry for my absence! Always, Laura
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Date: 5/9/2015 7:20:00 AM
- You learned wise words from your mother, that you can learn to your own children - A wonderful poem my friend Kim (7) - I wish you a beautiful weekend ! - hugs and <3 // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/7/2015 11:11:00 PM
Very very beautiful poem. Mother's instincts, love, devotion n care are unmatched. Wish you would enter this in the contest. It's so so beautiful. #7
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Date: 5/7/2015 9:54:00 PM
What a beautiful piece Kim! :) Your kids must be lucky to have a mother like you! Nice write!
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Date: 5/7/2015 9:02:00 PM
This is such a beautiful piece, Kim. Your Mom is such a wonderful and wise person. A mom with premium quality :). I think I should learn more from her character. I'm about to join this contest too, but still working on it. Thank you for your previous visit in my page. I appreciate it a lot :D. Wishing you a great day, hug, yanny
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Yanny Widjanarko
Date: 5/7/2015 9:09:00 PM
Still a winning piece for me, haha ^^
Date: 5/7/2015 8:02:00 PM
G'day Kim... a lovely tribute Kim. Attempting to outfox my mother was futile and she always seemed to be prepared for my mini disasters - Lindsay
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Date: 5/7/2015 5:55:00 PM
This poem proves that Mother's have an in built sixth sense Kim - lovely write for the contest:-) hugs Jan x 7 xx
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 5/7/2015 6:06:00 PM
Oh I hadn't read that bit doh - shame as its a beautiful tribute:-) hugs Jan xx