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Mother's Day - Haiku

Updated on April 24, 2012
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Mother’s Day - Haiku

by

Dr. Darryl Winer



The journey begins

Hand in hand and warm embrace

Their future beckons


Rising inside her

A joyous nascent being

Paired hearts in concert


Introducing life

Taking two and making three

She creates family


Truest precious gift

Lifts woman into mother

Her sacred blessing


Tiniest of hands

Grasp and flail in blind pursuit

Soothed by gentle stroke


Steady quiet love

Gentle emotional touch

Nurturing her child


Generations pass

Grandmother and grandmother

Unspoken connections


The softness of love

In her voice and in her touch

Limitless caring


Carried in her arms

Ever carried in her heart

Though the years unwind


Unconditional

Solace, love and affection

Boundless forgiveness


Open arms and heart

Benevolent sacrifice

Love as sole motive


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    • profile imageAUTHOR

      win-winresources 

      2 years ago from Colorado

      Good morning Bhogi-

      Glad you enjoyed these. Every day I see my wife's great joy and boundless beauty in all forms bubbling up in our children. She provided my most important legacy. Next month we will be married 40 years.

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      Bhogi Raju Gundubogula 

      2 years ago from Hyderabad

      Very nice..Happy mothers day

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      win-winresources 

      3 years ago from Colorado

      Dan-

      Heck, a couple bright, good looking old guys like us...

      We're lucky to be blessed with wonderful women.

      Thanks for coming by.

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      Dan Harmon 

      3 years ago from Boise, Idaho

      Again (after father), a beautiful piece. And, just like you, I am blessed to hold my wife of 39 years (what are the odds?).

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      win-winresources 

      3 years ago from Colorado

      Hi Peachpurple-

      Glad you came by. Every day I am blessed to hold my wife of 39 years. Our children share her beautiful light.

      -DW

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      peachy 

      3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      wonderful haiku for mothers day and women day too

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      BeyondMax 

      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      DW, thank you for your kind words, I really appreciate it! Yeah, my life is significantly improved now, I always try to look on a positive side of things no matter what, so it makes life a lot more nicer place =)

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      win-winresources 

      6 years ago from Colorado

      Oh gosh Beyond-

      I'm so sad to hear this. I wish you comfort and peace, where ever you may find it. Perhaps this will reveal itself in a mother-in-law, a daughter, or granddaughter. Regardless, I hope everyday is brighter for you.

      -DW

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      BeyondMax 

      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      DW, mothers come in different shapes and colors, not everyone gets the bright loving one for that matter, somebody has to draw the dark one once in a while... But on a bright note, there is plenty of wonderful women around who really are making the difference and spread the love with their caring hearts and souls and I am truly grateful for that even if I will never be able to get it from my own family...

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      win-winresources 

      6 years ago from Colorado

      Thanks Beyond-

      I hope the mothers in your family are equally honored.

      -DW

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      BeyondMax 

      6 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Very beautifully written, so loving and warm, like basking in the caressing sun rays... Awesome!

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      win-winresources 

      6 years ago from Colorado

      Thanks Rahul-

      I see it in action from my wife and mother of my children, now for 36 years.

      I am greatly blessed.

      -DW

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      Jessee R 

      6 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      Ushering love is indeed the only motive a mother has and does all her life.. and even after it... beautiful haikus Darryl...

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