Mother’s Day

My child face rests upon your lap

Fingers threading knotted hair

Innocence gently reassures

Gentle mother, be always there
Yet, you are but a half of me

And despite pride of pedigree

I travel far from your ever warm
And as a seed lost to the breeze

The years they pass with illusory ease

Thoughts of return lessen still

Knowing true I never will

One thought on “Mother’s Day”

  1. ❤ What a lovely poem. So sweet so tender ❤ Warm as a mother's love and a child giving it all back and bringing so much more. Then heartbreaking… It is difficult to part, yet brave. Strongly there with you! Sending you a hug ❤

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