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Beauty That Never Fades

Updated on April 30, 2013

Simple Love

I sit here and reflect on many times we have shared over the years

So special so sweet

I can't pick out just one time

Because they are like a bouquet of the prettiest roses

A sunshine that wakes you up when you are sleeping

A warm blanket that comforts you when you are tired

A good meal that fills your stomach when you are hungry

Understanding her love is something I will always try to figure out

Mothers do not just do because they have to

Then go far beyond any limit

They do because they want to

Always caring when we are at our weakest point

Supporting us when we need help

Letting go when they know

It is time

To watch us go on our own

As they patiently wait

To see what we have learned and forgotten

Still helping after all these years

Giving more when we don't even know

This is one time

I wish I could do for you what you did for me

Once again I come up short

Missing you and thinking what would you be doing

Then I listen as you would say

In a soft voice with so much meaning

Celebrate and do not waste each precious moment

For we all have our place and time

To be born and mine was April 30th 1929

I had my life

Where I also made many mistakes and was far from perfect

Remember if your heart is in the right place

Life is so much simplier and nobody can stop you

Yes this was my birthday and I would of turned eighty four

So you go out and have some fun

I will be watching and laughing with you

Because that is what mothers do

Love their family unconditionally for eternity


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    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      5 years ago

      shiningirisheyes I posted a comment that disappeared.I don't know why but I will try again.You make me smile when I get to share something so wonderful and close to my heart.I will always cherish the times we had and be grateful for all we did.Sharing love is the most important thing.Living in the present and caring for those who are part of our lives makes life incredible.Enjoy a beautiful day.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      This immediately brought tears to my eyes - the love and admiration as well as the insight passed on to you from a wonderful woman is priceless. I thank you for sharing. Blessings to your mothers birthday in Heaven.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      5 years ago

      Nellieanna We are both so blessed to have a mother with so much love.To see you and your mom both together I can only imagine.A bond that can never be broken.Keep sharing those memories and you will always be together.Happy Mothers Day to all the mothers who stood their ground and got things done.Mothers are cherished not for what they own but for all the love that that they have shown.Thanx so much for reading and sharing.

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      5 years ago from TEXAS

      The perfect tribute for Mothers' Day - day after tomorrow, Dream On!

      My darling mother has been gone 39 years, yet I miss her as if it were yesterday I heard her voice and felt her presence. Were she alive now, she would be 121 next December! wow.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      5 years ago

      DDE My mom and dad tried their best to teach us right from wrong.Loving others with all our hearts.My mom carried on 22 years after my dad died.Missing the love of her life but always giving.I miss her so much.Just fun to be with.picklesandrufus That's all I ever wanted to do is make my mom smile.We had so many fun times.Happy Birthday mom.I was so pleased to share my amazing mom.Who loved her family so much.Thanx for finding the time to read and share.

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      picklesandrufus 

      5 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      so beautiful. I know this hub caused your mom to smile:)

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Beauty that never fades, so true and you certainly knew what to say here.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      5 years ago

      Gypsy Rose Lee Giving back to our moms just a little what they taught us over the years keeps me happy and wipes away my tears.Thanx for sharing and caring.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Just a wonderful and beautiful tribute to mom. You know moms stay with us all our lives just to be sure we're OK. I thought my mom was going to live to at least 100 but she died at 84. I miss her but I know she is still with me.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      5 years ago

      kidscrafts Mothers have so many gifts and talents.I am glad I got to witness many of them.Bringing back the happy times.They will be memories I will always cherish.Thanx so much fo reading and sharing.Hope your day is beautiful in many ways.

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      kidscrafts 

      5 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Lovely poem and tribute! Thank you for sharing!

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