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Updated on January 25, 2019

What More Can Mom do?

 1. 9 months I subjected her to progressive backaches

     Thrice I threatened to abort over cup-cakes

      Never gave her a break all through that period

      She never complained; never dared use the steroid

      All she got were kicks - I did give her licks

      She abandoned her rest to learn useful motherhood tricks

      Just to make sure I got the best out of her

      Wonderful, Unappreciated mother!


2. When I came (though she strained in pain)

    She laughed for joy to see me - pink and plain

    In her eyes, I was already a superstar

    But all she got was wail - I even bawled harder

    Back home I never gave her a moment's rest at night

    Even when she was exhausted - I demanded my Babyish right

    Not caring all she'd been through for me - the bother

    I kept stressing my poor, sweet mother.


3. She cooked the best meal every single morning

    Got my clothes clean without really ever complaining

    I gave her trouble in the house and out

    Her heart ached to see what I did her rules to flout

    "Kaycee, don't go outside, it's raining!"

    And I'd get up in a huff and hit the ceiling!

    Never once tried to say a proper "Thank you"

    Not even a miserly little "How do you do?"


4. Now I'm all alone - mum's got the rest she deserved

    T'was one fateful Spring morning - I observed

    Mum looked at me with a hint of sadness

    I never knew it was a sign of her preparedness.

    I came back from my daily routine, ready to scream at mama

    And I met the Flintstones and Dawsons - it looked like a drama

    It was too late to appreciate this crushed little flower

    For there, on her bed, was the body of my dear mother!


Mothers are awesome and hard to replace - Do not wait

Tell them what they need to hear - before it becomes too late!


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