~ Flowers for Mother

by ladyliterati

Flowers for Mother

 

She picked the petals
One by one,
Tossed them ‘neath
A sultry sun,

 

A waft of wind
Carried them away;
As Mother
Received an earthly bouquet

A sorrow-filled daughter,
Here, earthbound
Picked herself
Up from the ground…

 

Recalling words her Mother
Once said:

 

“Death has no hold on memories,
when I am gone, that’s where you’ll find me;
the mind is a garden full of delight –
search my daughter with all your might,
and cast away all thoughts of sorrow
we’ll meet again in tomorrow’s, morrow”.

 

O’Prunty
6/29/17
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2 Comments to “~ Flowers for Mother”

  1. Oh such beauty. “the death has no hold on memories, when I am gone, that’s where you’ll find me” – love this line!

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