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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOM

My Mother is way long gone.... But I wish I could hug her and sing her a song. As her birthday this year is on Mother's Day. And we cannot blow out the candles this May! I have written about Irene before. A most fitting name for a woman who wanted peace forevermore. She lives is God's golden city, And, knowing her, making it extraordinarily pretty. Have a room ready for me, Mom, when I come home. So that on the stars and Milky Way, we shall forever roam. Your daughter...Panagiota              May 10, 2020               2pm  PST  

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Date: 5/27/2020 12:30:00 PM
Congrats Panagiota! Lovely poem for Mum! POTD is special!
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/27/2020 12:42:00 PM
Krish, how nice of you to comment. I never dreamt this would be a POTD! It's a real gift to receive one. I always try to respond. I don't get it when a poet gets one, receives well wishes from other poets, and will not acknowledge comments. Rude to the max. You are not like that, thank goodness.))) Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/16/2020 2:29:00 PM
Congratulations on your POTD win. A beautiful poem for a beautiful mother on her birthday and on mother's day. I love where you say, "She lives is God's golden city," What a city that must be. Enjoy your win and day......
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/16/2020 2:49:00 PM
Greetings, Paula! Thank you for your Comment. I must agree with you...I do think God's city is quite golden! -)). I am humbled by the win and all who congratulated me. It tajes a big heart to acknowledge another's win. I see it more as a gift)) Panagiota xxoo
Date: 5/16/2020 1:10:00 PM
A wonderful poem for your Mom - she is your guardian angel looking down on your proudly and will always be there when you look beyond and above. Congratulations my friend on POTD. Just 8 days between yours and mine. Take care and be safe. Hugs, Jennifer.
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/16/2020 2:08:00 PM
An Angel following us, sprinkling us with POTD dust, you think?-)) Thank you Jennifer mou! I am certain you are right about my Mother!) Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 8:36:00 PM
Dear Panagiota, your thoughts wrap softly around me and my heart. Happy belated birthday to your Mother. And- Mother's Day as well. Even though she is not physically with you. Her memories live in your heart forever. This is beautiful and tender, all at the same time. Congratulations on Poem of the Day. ~ Brandy
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Mark Koplin
Date: 5/13/2020 6:13:00 AM
Thanks JC I appreciate your strong words of encouragement
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 9:11:00 PM
Hello Brandy~ thanks for being a poetess-friend.your comment is so lovely I do not know where to begin. I never expected this simple poem to be a POTD. They are always a gift. Then, I get to ferret out those who do support me and have my back from those who do not. A POTD is like a birthday party. Not everybody will celebrate with you, those who care, do. I will agree with you. "beautiful and tender" at the same time...just like you! Thank you Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 8:30:00 PM
Love your tribute to mom! Congratulations on POTD!
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Date: 5/12/2020 8:56:00 PM
Kim...both my Mom and I are smiling on your visit. Thank you Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 7:02:00 PM
What a beautiful tribute to your dearest Mum Panagiota. It comes straight from your heart and certainly deserves the honour of POTD my friend ~ many congratulations dear Panagiota. With love and kindest thoughts Ann xx
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Date: 5/12/2020 7:09:00 PM
Hello Ann! I loved the poem you had and your granddaughters attached.wow... Thank you Ann. My Mum will see what you wrote. If I could see her, this brought a glistening tear to her eye! I cannot wait to be with her again. Hugs, Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 7:01:00 PM
Congratulations on POTD! A lovely tribute to your mom. The imagery is outstanding. I have lost my mom 19 years ago...what a stunning pen my friend! Love Chantelle hugs
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Date: 5/12/2020 7:15:00 PM
Chantelle~ my Mom has been gone for a little over that. Your Mom must have been quite young. You are way kind, Chantelle!thank you.! Bunny Huggs~ .Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 6:30:00 PM
Panagiota, congratulations on your POTD! I echo your thoughts of missing your wonderful Mother. To have her birthday line up with Mother's Day is special, I'm so glad you honored her by writing this for her, your love is very evident. Blessings, my friend! ~ John
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Date: 5/12/2020 6:38:00 PM
John, ah, I do thank you. Sure, I could have written any poem but this. But she is the one who gave me life. And, believed in me no matter what. It's no masterpiece for sure but it was not written to be one. My Mother was the masterpiece, not me. Appreciate your touching comment. Panagiota xoxo Panagiota.xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 11:22:00 AM
You're out there...in the somewhere...A lovely mother's day tribute...Congratulations Panagiota on POTD
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Date: 5/12/2020 11:34:00 AM
Hello Arturo! How kind of you to visit me in out there! Actually, I post at least two poems a day. Still on terra firma! And thanks for your Congrats~ Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 10:55:00 AM
The stars and the clouds are getting ever so close. I'll see her soon. She seems to hang around with my little dog and I all the time. Congratulations to you!
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Date: 5/12/2020 11:03:00 AM
What a moving comment, Sunlite! Beautiful, in fact! I am looking at a huge photo of my Mother on her wedding day! Do you know...I still have her wedding dress! Just beautiful and a cherished dress! My Mom loved my cats. I had five at one time. Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 10:48:00 AM
Such a sweet tribute to your mom, Panagiota. Many times I have wished that I had said to my mother "Save a place for me." So many can relate to your poem. Congratulations on your POTD. Enjoy the honor.
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Date: 5/12/2020 10:56:00 AM
Greetings, Sam This is such a simple poem. I was shocked to find it to be a POTD. Your Mom is saving a place for you, Sam. I bet she was a unique woman! I guess the poem, humble as it is...does carry a universal message! Mothers! Grateful for your comment, Sam. Best wishes. Panagiota xxoo
Date: 5/12/2020 10:08:00 AM
Awww this is so sweet.. I do not know what i will do without my mum... Sweet tribute and I hope your mum has reserved you a seat on the clouds... Congrats on POTD
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 10:28:00 AM
Hello Silent One~ One feels like an orphan when both parents are gone. That is how it was for me. The grief process was longer than I expected. But when you are a caregiver to your parent, the loss is even greater. Glad I had the chance to care for Mom! Enjoy your Mum as much as you can now! I can't wait to see her again. Thanks for your comment and soupmails Huggs, Panagiota xxoo
Date: 5/12/2020 8:06:00 AM
Back with congratulations Panagiota! xomo
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Date: 5/12/2020 12:11:00 PM
A heartfelt thank you, Panagiota, ~x
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Date: 5/12/2020 10:17:00 AM
Maureen! What a special, warm Poet you are, who comes back!! Amazing, that's you! What an example you are! Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 7:04:00 AM
Mom would love this poem Panagiota, congratulations for POTD honors...
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Date: 5/12/2020 10:14:00 AM
Yes, Charlie! She was proud of me from when I first can recall! She was filled with enormous love for me, her only child but also for all my friends, who were like her very own! Thank you for your love as a poet to say...Congratulations..Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 6:26:00 AM
Congratulations on your POTD for your heartfelt tribute!!!
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 10:35:00 AM
Greetings, Mike. It's no grand poem, that's for sure, I write what is true in my experience. From my heart only.)) Thank you. Panagiota xxoo
Date: 5/12/2020 6:25:00 AM
A lovely tribute poem, congratulations on POTD!
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Date: 5/12/2020 10:04:00 AM
Good Morning, Miss Tania~ Thank you for the generosity of commenting. Huggs~ Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 6:15:00 AM
Great work on this poem. A lovely tribute for your Mom! Congratulations on potd
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 10:01:00 AM
Hello Mark! Our mothers do deserve tributes. Without them, we would not be here. Thank you, Mark Gratefully, Panagiota
Date: 5/12/2020 5:24:00 AM
Hey! Pani...happy belated Mothers day and Congrats!! on POTD!! my friend...beautiful tribute to your mom...I miss my mom too...god bless them all...best wishes from the Wingster :o)
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 9:58:00 AM
I had a great Mother's Day that exceeded my expectation. It's my latest poem. I wrote it because it was the best Mother's Day ever! We both miss our Mothers! I miss her cooking. I can't cook like she did or be that wonderful.-)) I hope my poetry is good and that the candle of truth shines from my soul, Wingster! Your, Pani xxoo
Date: 5/12/2020 5:21:00 AM
A wonderful tribute to your mother, expressing that true and powerful love of a child. To me you represent the beauty, grace and awesome character of a true poet! As your verses always sing direct from heart and soul to the readers. Congrats on a most well deserved POTD honors my friend. God bless... A FAV...
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 9:51:00 AM
Hi Robert! Hope you are fine and writing your outstanding Poetry. This is such a simple poem, I never dreamed it would be chosen for such an honor. I write from my heart. Hardly a wordsmith. I am just me. And that is all I ever wanted~ to find my own voice as a poet and not impress anyone. Thank you for FAVING. Love and be loved, Panagiota xxoo
Date: 5/12/2020 4:18:00 AM
A beautiful poem for your Mom. I am sure she is smiling down on you. Congratulations on your POTD.
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Date: 5/12/2020 9:43:00 AM
Hi JC~ I have a feeling you are right on the money! She was peaceful and humble, too. For taking the time to comment, I do thank you. Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 3:35:00 AM
Back with congratulations on POTD, with this lovely tribute to your mom. Tom
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 9:40:00 AM
Your mail was the first thing I saw notifying me of this. I really did not expect it. But love you for taking the time to do so. Gratefully, Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/12/2020 2:56:00 AM
what a sweet tribute to your mum Panagiota, I am so so lucky to still have mine, wish I could see her and hug her but keeping her safe is the most important thing. Many congrats on POTD:-) hugs Jan xx
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/12/2020 9:35:00 AM
Mums do not last forever, do they? Sorry you cannot see yours. I accept your Congratulations happily, Jan Thank you, Panagiota xoxo
Date: 5/11/2020 3:40:00 AM
A beautiful tribute to your mom Panagiota. They're always in your heart. Tom
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/11/2020 11:31:00 AM
Right on, Tom. Our mothers mold us into who we are today. Not schools! That maternal link is so significant. Thank you for the visit~ have a fulfilling week! Panagiota xxoo
Date: 5/10/2020 9:55:00 PM
This tribute to your loving mother is very touching Panagiota. My mother visited me last night, I mean I could feel her presence. She has been gone since 1994, but sometimes she returns on a special day like Mother's Day. I loved your sweet poem. Blessings xxoo
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/11/2020 11:21:00 AM
Connie, how lucky you are to have such a spiritual experience. My Mother died close to the same year. I have never seen such a beautiful transformation from life to death. She looked younger, her body was almost glowing with a golden light.It was a stunning experience. Panagiota xxoo
Date: 5/10/2020 9:40:00 PM
Panagiota, A poem that proves how devotion remains eternal when all you have are good memories. We forget all the rest of the past. And love reigns supreme. Happy Mother's day Panagiota. -Richard
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 5/11/2020 11:00:00 AM
Happy Mother's Day in return. Good memories are more significant than valuables we possess. I can't add anything to such a beautiful comment~ just to thank you! Panagiota xxoo
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