On this day if you were to say only two lines to your mother, what might it be?
Mother dear, you gave me a warm home when I did not even know the meaning of home
Mother dear, your arms protected me when I awakened you at all odd hours of the night
Mother dear, thank you for bearing with me when I was a teenager and thought myself so wise
Mother dear, I know there are millions of caterpillars in the cocoon waiting flight
Thank you for showing me flight even when I knew not I had wings to fly
And on this day I will leave you with a few of my thoughts as a daughter, a mother and a poet
Mothers day is a day to remember our place in the universe
Mothers day is a day to remember the womb that carried us to life
I myself am the youngest of six
I shared the gentle home of my mother’s womb with my 4 brothers and 1 sister
I myself have 2 young daughters and
They carry many eggs ready to be fertilized possibly one day into this life
The beauty of mother’s day is in remembering the not seen mothers
The one’s who bore a child but had no arms to hold the child
The beauty of mother’s day is to remember the orphans
that have found no warmth on a dark fever filled night
In remembering the invisible mothers that care for orphans like their own child
In remembering the young that go to old folks homes
to visit those that do not have a child to come and feed them lunch
In cleaning the dentures of the old woman that lives down the lane
In holding a bottle for a child in a hospital whose mother died at birth
Mother’s day is indeed a nice time to write a note to one’s mother on a leaf
or in the sand in the desert or by the sea
Mother’s day is also a nice day to buy a diamond heart
for the mother who was beaten by the drunk husband night after night
Most importantly for me mother’s day is the time to realize that male or female
anyone can be a mother anyone who touches a heart with a smile or a kiss
anyone who bears a light and lightens a heart and soul
*The reason for the above picture of Dorian (Paul D) Mother and I, is that we had shared a laugh together about how tall Dorian is, but mother still said any young man could be and is like my son. Then later when Dorian had seen some pictures he said, it is like we could be related.. and it is true, so we are.
We are all related through our breath, through our song, through our voice, and our senses.
Happy mothers day to all those that have bore children inot this world, or have cradled a child in despair that was never theirs.
Happy Mother’s Day to all.
Although a hard job, but indeed a satisfying one.
Your child need not win an Olympic Medal, or even walk or talk.
You may not even be a mother or have a uterus, but if you love… unconditionally then I salute you today!!!!
Happy Mother’s day