Here’s a beautiful poem that spoke straight to my heart today. Thank you Wendy for sending me this very moving and touching poem on a mother’s love and influence that never dies. And to so many of you who have been there, with friendship and kind words of support during this sad time, I also say a heartfelt thanks.
I’m posting this full version of a poem I posted as a ‘short version’ a few months ago, in support of one of our fellow bloggers who has very recently lost her mum and I apologise to those who have read the short version previously..
To all those like myself who have lost their mums:
From heavenly gates I sneak and down moonbeams slide,
to peep back to Earth with a feeling of pride,
and for a moment I think my job as a mother is done,
as I see my growing family, enjoying their lives with love and fun.
But then dark clouds obscure my view
and in an instant that familiar feeling of fear anew,
and I realise that a mother’s job never really ends
and my love and support I still need to send.
So, I take out a small sparkling box from my gown,
and sprinkle it’s…
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