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I Owe You Mom
This is a poem about the unconditional love of a mother.
Catrina J Lerner
I am a female, married for 33 years, have three beautiful children which have all left the nest. My hobbies are writing, gardening, reading, making crafts, music, and too many other things to mention here.
I Owe You Mom
Catrina J Lerner
“ I Owe You Mom “
A Mother, such a special gem , so rare and so divine ,
There’s not another person who could ever be as fine.
She gives you all your wants and needs, from love to apple pie,
And asks for nothing in return ,your a diamond in her eyes.
She was there when you were growing up through all your childhood
woes , the measles and the chicken pox and even bloody nose.
She was there as teenage years progressed....you thought you were so
smart....As years go by you realize , that she was smart , you weren’t !
Then into life you drift along , she’s always there for you , and when
you say “I owe you Mom” she says “There’s nothing due.......I gave
the things that I give best, my love and help to you “
Now you become a mother , and understand her words, and history
repeats itself with this child you call your own .You hear those words
that you once said .....oh what a deja vu....” I owe you Mom” and
you reply ...... “ But there is nothing due”
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"Such a sweet one, Catrina. I feel this way about my mom, and hope my boys will at least feel a little of this. One tiny thing your, should be you're in the line about the child being the diamond. You know, this could be sold to one of the many greeting cards companies - perhaps a slightly shorter version anyway. I enjoyed it!" -- Julia Tripp, Ontario, Canada.
"LOVED IT, loved it, loved it. What more can i say!!?" -- Alex Mathew, St. JAmes , NY.
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