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I have borrowed  the first line of this piece from the"unknown scribe" , which I 
read many years ago.... The rest is for ALL the great mothers who are SOUPER.

Who took me from my cosy cot  
And sat me on an ice cold pot  .
To make me pee ,when I could not..........  My mother

Who fed me from the very start
With bosomed milk , straight from the heart
Then burped me, 'till I'd belch and fart...... My mother

Who warmed me from the Winter breeze
Dried the blood from my skinned  knees
But told me "fibs" 'bout birds'n bees..........My mother

Who healed me when I had a chill
And nursery rhymed me Jack and Jill
But lied to Dad , about being on the pill...... My mother

Who coaxed me past the school day bell
Smiled and said .. all would be well
But then went home and cried like Hell.......My mother

Who was protector from life's curse
Was doctor , dentist , priest and nurse
Friendly Bank ,with open purse...................My mother

Who lies beneath this cold grey stone
In peace ,at last , and all alone
The first true love that I had known.................. Mam

Copyright © | Year Posted 2007

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Date: 4/17/2015 6:08:00 PM
Love it! Thanks
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Date: 4/15/2013 9:31:00 PM
Sean, a nice and awesome win... Congratulations with your awesome #1. I love many of Andrea's favorite poems. always~ Good Night* PD
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Date: 4/15/2013 2:03:00 PM
Congrats Sean... on your beautiful win.
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Date: 4/14/2013 5:58:00 PM
This is beautiful j
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Date: 4/14/2013 5:07:00 PM
Sean this is wonderful. You have won the heart of every mother on this site. Congratulations. Love, Joyce
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Date: 4/14/2013 11:45:00 AM
This is really very beautiful! Big warm congratulations on your grand win my dear Sean! love/hugs, Leonora
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Date: 4/14/2013 10:34:00 AM
many congratulations on your double win Sean, first as a fave and now this xx
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Date: 4/14/2013 10:04:00 AM
i absolutely LOVE this poem! it is so tender and powerful but also beautifully rhymed in a very clever way. congratulations on your win - very well-deserved!
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Date: 2/3/2013 6:57:00 AM
Sean, I've been looking 'back' and found this delightful piece! Lucky me... Terry
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Date: 12/7/2012 1:29:00 PM
An oldie but a goodie. Light & Love
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Date: 4/6/2010 1:45:00 PM
My congratulations on this winning poem, a charmer, tender, cheerful, funny, and sad...all rolled into one lovely tribute to all mothers. Great work!! ~ Love, Carrie
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Date: 4/5/2010 9:53:00 PM
Congrats for the win. Nice tribute
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Date: 4/5/2010 8:51:00 PM
wow, this is really cool. The funniest and most entertaining in the bunch. Don't get me wrong, the other winners are amazing. But I gotta fav this one becuase a few parts made me giggle. LUv, andrea
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Date: 4/5/2010 6:23:00 AM
Congrats Sean on your winning poem in Debbie's contest.. a lovely write and brilliant lines of luv and a wonderful well deserved win..luv.. "Sweetheart"
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Date: 2/18/2009 7:35:00 PM
Sean, this is an awesome poem. It's funny and endearing with that ending that tugs the heartstrings. Love this brilliant write. QR
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