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I wrote this on Oct 2 2017. My mother passed away Oct 1 2017 at 10p.m. She went in a whisper with not a sound. I have not edited, rewritten or touched these words once they flowed from my heart to paper. I cannot remember a day in my life when my mother treated me with anything other than with love and respect, not one day. I was blessed to have a mother who was a saint on earth. May the universe bless you all. Love, armand.


ON MY MOTHER’S PASSING i wanted to keep my mother physically with me but it would be like trying to hold the sun like in life she still shines brighter than any star is as gentle as the finest breeze she isn't gone my mother is infinite hers was a metamorphosis like the butterfly represents eternal beauty flies to heights unimaginable to the human mind butterflies are free and so is she she was a wife a mother a sister a friend she was the best of all those roles she was because she chose to be but she was then she is now she will always be free such was her nature we all knew her as that special person could embrace your heart we also knew she was all but she was one you can't own that kind of beauty and her shine filled you with a euphoric joy she was she is like the moon the one belongs to children belongs to love at its very core love she spreads across the universe my mother was is will always be as large as unconditional love i share this story with you in order to comfort you her influence is immense she is now looking after us all be happy, be confident be at peace my mother is with us all and my mother is love armand
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An Added Bonus (My Parents Always Enjoyed My Imagination For Both Of Them I include This Piece) DISGUISED IDIOMS & EVERYTHING “JAZZ” for you i’d lay down the red and plush give you the shirt I’m wearing walk a mile and then one more hand you the key to my beet red beat commit all my eggs to your stash throw in nine yards the whole of it tell you with no shame “i’m at your beck...just call” no need to do mine turn around I’ll scratch yours i’m yours all my parts even a parcel all of it ‘till the cattle arrive’ Armand ‘aren’t you the clever boy’ Yvonne
..................................................................... Another piece if your in the mood. If not off you go then. BENEATH THE WHINING scaled the walls every time nothing nothing on the other side found the doors their locks never the keys paid my dues never got a receipt every time i fell got back up followed the light always took the noble path stepped barefoot on jagged rocks autographed the stones in blood -mine from great heights lost my hold landed on my feet regret occupies the larger part of my thoughts sometimes i cried even yelled my infamous screams my life it turns out was blessed having accomplished none of my goals i lived an existence i alone could appreciate underneath the layers of self inflicted scars i found a me i loved and respected i need nothing more armand ........................................................................... I UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENCE. RECOGNIZE ONE FROM THE OTHER. while the evil mind trods awkwardly wears swamp covered boots destroys indiscriminately inner beauty dances in partnership a benevolent synchronized waltz minds adorned in a growing blue green moss nurture strong thick deep roots transfer nutrients lovingly to the breathing heart their silent strength in turn energizes a body of good spread like lavender scented clover over a barren land flow like oxygen cleanses polluted waterways worldwide calms the unsteady unpredictable weather patterns of recent times a new is born and not a life animal vegetable human not any life harmed such is the outcome the collective power of inner beauty armand ........................................................................................ FOR YOU MY LOVE a human heart beats over a hundred thousand times a day the first one hundred thousand every day beat for you armand ........................................................................................................ A SIMPLE SUGGESTION I know my heart is made of butter but you can only spread it so thin armand ........................................................................................................ DISNEY WOULD BE PROUD a blue tree covered in spaghetti branches drenched in a sauce of leaves with no desire to be served up in an Italian restaurant where a lady or a tramp or both might end up in a passionate kiss with an orchestra providing the background ambiance no, this navy colored tree is too busy chumming around with the sky and the odd passing cloud thinking back when it was just an acorn now the tallest the most majestic growth in the forest still never forgetting its roots once just a single seed humbled by its origin dearly loved by the Earth no, more -by the universe comfortable in its greatness happy as just one piece of something much greater a gentle giant at peace with its existence wait, was that Bambi and Thumper just ran by it the giant smiles armand ................................................................................................... ONE CENT ALLEY drove us to a magical mystery go see “there's nothing you can do...it's easy all you need is love” so we latched on to a mustard coloured submarine "something in the way..." walked down a british road "and in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make" armand ................................................................................................. A PROPOSAL a sheet of paper printed slats of wood measured extra thick rope strong large fat nails steel a set of tools exact a driven will instinctive and there you have it a bridge perhaps we can meet in the middle armand

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Date: 3/13/2018 3:28:00 PM
BEAUTIFUL!!!
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Date: 3/12/2018 9:24:00 AM
Ah it s such a beautifully written and heartfely write, I feel every single word s it was written with love,parents really are a blessing, they only want us to succeed and nothing else but what fan be done, this is life, everyone is bound to go back, we are made from dust and will be buried in dust, however however we shall all meet each othet in heaven, good luck and a really beautiful write
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Date: 3/9/2018 2:31:00 PM
I'm ashamed that it took me so long to come across these beautiful, touching and excellent lines, Armand! You are a natural writer...a fountain that flows with undiluted feelings. Best regards // paul
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Date: 3/6/2018 8:04:00 PM
Armand I do not know what it is like to have a loving parent. So thank you so much for sharing a glimpse into the heart of yours.
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Date: 3/1/2018 10:32:00 PM
From the heart, I know! I lost mine last July 2017. Belated congratulations on POTD and I would still like to offer you my condolences. I haven't been able to write much since my mother passed. She was my biggest fan. May God bless and comfort you, Maurice.
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Date: 3/1/2018 6:59:00 PM
Hello Maurice, i know what it is like to lose a mother. i lost mine in 2006. i miss her so. I think of her every day. You will always have memories of youm. Have a nice evening my friend.
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Date: 2/17/2018 10:49:00 PM
Wow - what an amazing anthology. Read every word with delight. Thank you so much for sharing, Armand/Maurice. FAVE'd you. Line xx
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Date: 2/17/2018 8:33:00 PM
that was so funny the note you inserted above the third poem.
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Date: 2/17/2018 8:32:00 PM
OMG, Armand, Four amazing poems in one. I know the first one is so special for it flowed from your soul on the death of your mother. The third one for me, though, is brilliantly written. You always come up with the perfect endings. "i need nothing more" should be the motto of us all. And that second one, SO clever. Your wit really sparkles in that one. A FAVE for all four, and a well deserved fave!!
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Date: 2/17/2018 1:27:00 AM
Absolutely beautiful...
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Date: 2/16/2018 11:56:00 PM
beautiful !! learnt the true meaning of life after this poem
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Date: 2/16/2018 10:58:00 PM
Armand, Congratulations on POTD! Your micro anthology wonderful. Your tribute to your amazing mum, a privilege for me to read, thank... Mick
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Date: 2/16/2018 8:24:00 PM
A beautiful collections of poems Armand and a loving and exquisite tribute for your beloved Mother. Outstanding, tender, heartfelt and moving, I'm so happy this was showcased. Congratulations on your well deserved POTD honors and let me express how sorry I am for your loss. Warmest wishes. ~Susan
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Date: 2/16/2018 11:49:00 AM
Wonderful work my friend, congratulations for a fitting POTD honor...
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Date: 2/16/2018 11:28:00 AM
Sorry about your loss.. a touching poem.. There is nothing in this world like the love of a mother... so happy this is bein showcased as potd..
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Date: 2/16/2018 10:36:00 AM
I read them all! If just one of my children thought of me like you do your mother, I would have been a success in life. The last poem is deep and challenging. A fav, of course. Many, many Congratulations!
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Date: 2/16/2018 8:24:00 AM
What a beautiful tribute. Congrats on potd.
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Date: 2/16/2018 7:49:00 AM
Armand, A beautiful bouquet of poems for your mother. What a blessing to have such a deep loving bond with her. Take care...
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Date: 2/16/2018 7:25:00 AM
Wonderful tribute, Armand, to your mother.Congratulations on POTD
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Date: 2/16/2018 7:16:00 AM
Hi Armand, I'm just coming back to say congratulations on getting the poem of day:-) Alexis
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Date: 2/16/2018 5:06:00 AM
Dropping back again this time to say congratulations on potd:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 2/16/2018 3:05:00 AM
- A wonderful writing, Armand - Congratulations on yours p.o.t.d. - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 2/15/2018 9:21:00 PM
You were blessed to have such a wonderful mother as was she to have you for a son. Beautiful tribute. A fav.
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Date: 2/15/2018 5:49:00 AM
oh Wow Armand I dropped back to re read your tribute and find you have added more of your incredible free verse work makes me even happier i added this to my faves:-) love and hugs Jan xx
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Date: 2/14/2018 2:58:00 PM
Hi Armand, You have penned such a beautiful and heartfelt tribute piece to your dear mother. You were blessed to have such a mother. Like you expressed so well in this heartfelt write, your mother lives on in each and every one of you. Thanks for sharing such a write:-) Alexis
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