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This Song is for my Mother

This song is for my mother Let her hear me cry I couldn’t bring myself to write it ‘Til this darkened day arrived A song about old promises Made so long ago Created and cremated Ashes of the words I spoke Long separated by the miles Distanced from her golden smiles Memory of a mother Shared my dreams and really cared Long separated by the miles Distanced from her golden smiles Mama… I know I wasn’t there…… For you Would have placed A magic carpet ‘neath your weak and shaky legs Would have raised A strong west wind Let you breathe with ease again Would have bribed God’s venal angels Come and soothe your endless pain Would have vanquished All the demons And bring peace to you again Be the child I never knew In a land We won’t grow old Be the light I always loved Warmed my dark And lonely soul Be the girl Playing games In a world The sun won’t set Be the laughter Calms my heart I never will forget I won’t forget, won’t forget This song is for my mother Let her hear me cry Couldn’t bring myself to write it ‘Til this darkened day arrived Song about old promises Made so long ago Created….cremated Ashes of the words I spoke I broke my promises, oh mama Now you’ve gone away I’m broken Drowning in the pain each day I’m drowning…drowning...drowning…drowning This song is for my mother Let her hear me…….

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011




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Date: 4/24/2017 8:58:00 PM
This is so sad Catman it just brought tears from a grown man. My mother is still living but for how much longer. We are separated by many states without the means to be together. Due to the choices I have made over my years. My children she may never see. Through all I will trust in God. God bless you Catman
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Date: 10/23/2015 12:44:00 PM
I loved this poem truly and it seems that, I would have wrote this for my mother she has passed away a year back now. Even though I cry and see my beloved mother every now and then; I think I don't want my mother to know my cries.. Thank you very much Catman Cohen with lots of love
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Date: 10/16/2012 9:33:00 PM
Please note: If you desire, you can hear the entire song...THIS SONG IS FOR MY MOTHER...at the following link: http://www.jango.com/music/Catman+Cohen?l=0 Thank you for your kind responses
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Date: 4/2/2012 2:41:00 PM
I like this one ,, nice to see it was featured ,, I wrote one for my mother as well ,,, "Lillian";}
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Date: 4/2/2012 7:51:00 AM
Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Catman. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/1/2011 3:19:00 PM
That was so heart breaking yet so beautiful to read, it truely made me empathise with you and words so close to your heart , very well written well done loved reading it ..
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