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Motherly Love

January 18, 2012
By stardreamer SILVER, Flemington, New Jersey
stardreamer SILVER, Flemington, New Jersey
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If I’m forlorn
atop a snowy mountain,
My mother will arise from the snow
And assemble a net to catch me

Am I worthy of her affection?
You judge.
My harsh words and actions,
sear her heart.
Silent tears of concern drip from her eyes,
soaking my half-folded clothes with love.
Don’t weep mother.
I assure her,
that I will stay out of mischief the next time.

But I create another tornado,
which carries me off,
deserting me atop that snowy mountain.
And I’m lonely once again.

When I glance down I spot her,
ascending the mountain trail.
She gives me a warm hug,
And I weep into her shoulder,
She says,
Don’t worry,
I won’t let you mess up again.
My love will follow you to eternity.

The author's comments:
This poem is about my mother. I was inspired to write this piece after a fight that I had with her the other day. I was feeling really bad for yelling at her because she is always there for me when I need her.

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on Jan. 31 2012 at 7:09 pm
stardreamer SILVER, Flemington, New Jersey
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thank you :)

on Jan. 30 2012 at 6:15 pm
readaholic PLATINUM, Tomahawk, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
I'd rather fail because I fell on my own face than fall because someone tripped me up
~Jhonen Vasquez

Great poem! Really captures what you must be going through in a creative way...nice work!