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Purpose For Tears (poem)

Updated on November 25, 2012

Oh mother share the purpose for your tears

What touched your heart and causes you to cry

What comfort have I which I may apply

Or will these arms remove your crystal spheres

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Sweet mother share with me the reason try

Why all my sunshine fades and disappears

Why every droplet hits my heart like spears

Can kisses renew sparkle to my sky

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Without a word she stares beyond unknown

I hold her tight still wondering what’s wrong

Perhaps in silence she may find some rest

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And there within a dream which lovers own

She turns to me her voice a gentle song

I cry because I’m happy I’m so blessed

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Oh, how touching!

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      Deborah 4 years ago from Las Vegas

      Beautiful Mhatter, you are a true poet. Love it, and sharing it!

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      Randi Benlulu 4 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Wow! I just read your limerick, then came straight here. Your diversity is amazing! What a beautiful, powerful poem this is! Thank you for sharing!

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Mh, this is beyond beautiful and touches my heart to its core. I am really emotional right now because of my sweet mother, and this does make me think of her. Very profound, exquisite and stunning poetry.

      The video is amazing too. . . . one of the most beautiful I have heard and great visually too - wish you were here . . . sweet thoughts.

      Thanks Mh for sharing your beautiful gift of writing poetry every night with us.

      Voted way up and sharing everywhere.

      God bless you. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Linda Crist 4 years ago from Central Virginia

      Everything you write takes me on an emotional journey. Beautiful - again!

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      Anil 4 years ago from Kerala

      Beautiful poem. I like your nice words and style

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      Janhorner 4 years ago

      I knew by the first few lines there was the promise of a beautiful poem; I was right! Voted up,

      Jan

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 4 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      Simply awe-inspiring... beautifully done.

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      Linda Crampton 4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is yet another beautiful poem, Martin. It's a joy to read.

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      mackyi 4 years ago

      Another beautiful poem Mhatter99. I guess you wrote this for me to read to my mother. This is a sweet mother's day poem! Thanks.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Another gem. Nicely expressed.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Another wonderful creation from you my friend. Here's to so many more.

      Eddy.

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