Posts tagged ‘mother’

July 28, 2019

Companion & Friend (Ruth)

by Jem Croucher

As her eldest son, I wrote this as the eulogy for my late Mother’s life celebration on Friday 14 June last.

Ruth Eunice Shrimpton
Was Croucher, Nee Dainton
is having a whale of a time
So I thought I would capture a bit of her life
for you in some syntax and rhyme

Seven and eighty years is a
good innings to have for a start
And whilst we don’t have the time
for all of that here
These words have come from my heart

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June 14, 2019

Farewell but not goodbye

by Jem Croucher

Today we say farewell to you
but definitely not goodbye
For some day we will meet again
when comes the day we die

So here’s to you our Mother dear
we’ll miss you, that’s the truth
But you are in a better place
A smiling John and Ruth

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June 11, 2019

The red and the gold

by Jem Croucher

The sunset is over
the fading has passed
the evening slip-slides away
We’ve said our goodbyes
and shared in the peace
that we saw at the end of your day

The red and the gold
have flooded the sky
The evening of life is now done
We’ve each kissed your head
and held your sweet hand
as the end of your life has now come

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May 18, 2019

Heaven, waiting, sings

by Jem Croucher

It’s peaceful here, these darkened rooms
this ward, this evening hour
A deepened sleep. Breath in, breath out
from this still fading flower

Autumn’s come to this long life
as here we sit and wait
knowing that the time is close
The hour now is late

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April 6, 2019

Mother’s Day II

by Jem Croucher

Four came back for Mother’s Day
last of March for sun
Late afternoon roast dinner
enjoyed by everyone

Conversation snippets
I listen with a grin
These times with all our children
and the pleasure that they bring

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May 8, 2018

You’ll Never Be Alone (for Bobby)

by King Turtle

Son
Today with oil, water and breath
I watched the priest
Open the soul of a boy
To God.

As
Mine
Was
A long time ago
And many sins past.

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March 13, 2018

My Reflection

by cmapillay

My Reflection

“Life doesn’t come with a Manual – it comes with a Mother

Life doesn’t come with Angels – it comes with a Daughter”

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March 11, 2018

My Mum

by Jem Croucher

Just like the summer sunshine
My Mother shines for me
As she has done throughout the years
Unreservedly

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May 14, 2017

Mother

by Linda Lee Lyberg

Mother

-Linda Lee Lyberg

My mother’s hospitality
Is the only true reality
That’s never, ever faltered
Through these many years.

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May 14, 2017

Grief

by Linda Lee Lyberg
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Grief
-Linda Lee Lyberg
Grief is a Tricky Thing
When you least expect it
There it is rearing its ugly head
Reminding you of the dead.

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May 12, 2017

SHE STILL IS MOM TO ME: —— TO ALL THE MOMS – MOTHER OR NOT! (MY MOTHER’S DAY THANK YOU)

by thereluctantpoet

SHE STILL IS MOM TO ME

By Charles Robert Lindholm   

Our DNA is not the same

though we share the same last name

it doesn’t matter much to me

about our genealogy

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March 8, 2017

Magical Woman

by Venkat

in your eyes

my world spun hard

twisted as a dinosaur’s grin


by your words

it became a smile

crusted on a cookie jar

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February 24, 2017

A Job to Do

by scatterednotebooks

Dear Mama, how you doing? It’s kind of hectic here.
I am doing a real good job, though why ain’t always clear.
Mama don’t you worry; there’s nothing that I lack.
My platoon is the very best, and we’ve got each other’s back.

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October 31, 2016

An Angel, A Heart, A Christmas Prayer

by 50djohnson

When you lay your heart out, open in your hands in front of you to share, hoping that by sharing, another’s pain is diminished. Somehow by being closer to love shared by knowing the heart of Jehovah God,  then maybe, just maybe, healing will begin in those small pieces of pain shared.

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An Angel, A Heart, A Christmas Prayer

Often I sit and wonder of knowing a mother’s love for a child.

Thoughts and emotions taunt of wanting ever to be bequiled

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October 7, 2016

Mother

by Renwick Berchild

Mother rings inside my ears:
She scratches the big empty as a cat would bat
The dangles of curtains and wobbling kitchenry.

She blares as a hot prod,
Thunders as mustangs across Chincoteague;
Mother is a peeling, daggering wind
Over the ancient, far Ionian Sea.

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June 26, 2016

Somebody’s Praying

by 50djohnson

 

THE LORD IS NEAR TO ALL THOSE WHO CALL UPON HIM! TO ALL WHO CALL ON HIM IN TRUTH! ” PSALM 145:18

Deuteronomy 4:29  “But if from there you seek the LORD your God, you will find Him if you seek Him with all your heart and with all your soul.”

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March 6, 2016

Mother’s Voice

by 50djohnson

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I’m learning each day that you’re gone that I need to rejoice

For you ‘re in Christ’s presence , and I can almost hear your voice.

Not one day passes that I don’t need to talk to you,

Just how am I supposed to handle pain, I Know you suffered , too.

Some days are just plain lonely, and I reach to pick up the phone…

That’s when I remember, you are really gone.

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March 6, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day

by Jem Croucher

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An early rose on Mother’s Day
appropriately there
exuding beauty in its form
combined with love to share
Fragrance subtle, petals frail
A heart concealed, yet strong
with influence and calming
for an early springtime song

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December 24, 2015

~ Haiku

by ladyliterati

Love laced lullabies

Slats softly keeping rhythm

Cherished rocking hours
O’Prunty

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September 7, 2015

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by dokurtybitz

I’m the ear,
Listening to the troubles
And fears.
Soaking in
The roil and strife
Plaguing my friends.

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June 17, 2015

My Flower

by Venkat

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O flower, you hold tight
To your mother’s arms
Your beauty exposed, warms

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May 11, 2015

Always Remember

by graypoet
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She gave of herself with no expectations
We seldom heard her ask for very much
You could make her smile with just a hug
She always returned such a gentle touch.

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May 7, 2015

About Her

by graypoet
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Without her, would there be words or any to read them
Because of her, we mirror bits of wisdom she had to say
Believing her, we stand on our feet and face all that come
Thinking of her, we try to make her proud, every single day.

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March 19, 2015

~ Mourning

by ladyliterati

~ Mourning 

Heavy are hearts
Laden with loss;
When Death walks in
Loved ones pay the cost

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March 15, 2015

Mother’s Day

by Jem Croucher

Ruth & baby C - 12 Grace Road

Comfort as a reassuring smile
Soft hand upon my brow
Your smile, my calming influence
Remains still with me now

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March 12, 2015

~ Mother

by ladyliterati

~ Mother

She lost her days
Her nights
Memories
Thoughts
And words tumbled
From her lips
Out of sequence

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January 20, 2015

~ If ~

by ladyliterati

~ If ~

If you were here…
Today, we’d be
Surprising you with flowers
Songs sung over the line
Well wishes and hugs,
Knocking at your door
Arms loaded with gifts
And you, acting surprised

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January 18, 2015

~ Mother Said… ~

by ladyliterati

~ Mother Said… ~

The first cry of her babies
Was like poetry to her ears;
Each unique, distinct

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