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Virtuous Woman, Poem

Updated on March 7, 2014

My first collection of published poetry:

A Poem Dedicated to my Mother in Law:


Virtuous Woman:

Family praise her

And all who meet her.

She smiles with eyes,

Cries with her soul.

The strength of her heart

Of a lioness.

She works hard

With her hands,

The first to rise

Last to rest.

She pours hot coffee

Prepares all meals,

A productive wife

Capable and fit.

Good character

Upholds her high,

She is quick to aid

And slow to anger.

Her kindness spreads

Wherever she goes,

She is the peacekeeper.

Honours her spouse

Corrects her children,

Because she loves them.

A true woman of all times;

Such beauty never fades.


Copyright© 2012 Pearlmacb. All rights reserved.



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    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      4 years ago from Switzerland

      Hi Eric nice to see you again, you are absolutely right we do need more women like this. Of course the nature of woman is a human being same as man, however women with these attributes can transform their families, community & ultimately a nation. (I believe this)

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 

      4 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Hi Pearl, we need more women like this in the world. I really enjoyed this, good to know there is virtue out there.

      EWF

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      5 years ago from Switzerland

      Greetings from Zurich Embarrett91, Thankyou for your kind comment, and glad you enjoyed it & I would like to add that it is touching to learn that this piece empowered you as a women/mother!! That`s beautiful!!! Blessings to you

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      Erika 

      5 years ago

      I love it! I love the line "cries with her soul". This gives a great summery of the strength of woman and good mothers. It even made me feel like a stronger mother/woman just by reading it. Thank you for sharing! So sweet you see you mother in law in such a good way.

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      5 years ago from Switzerland

      Good Morning Frogyfish, thankyou kindly for your comment!! Im glad to hear it was an enjoyable read for you. Bless you

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      frogyfish 

      5 years ago from Central United States of America

      "Cries with her soul", and "Such beauty never fades." Beautifully spoken of an evidently beautiful and appreciated person. Lovely to read.

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      5 years ago from Switzerland

      Appreciate it! Thanks for your Support FaithReaper!

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Came back to share.

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      pearlmacb 

      5 years ago from Switzerland

      @epigramman, I humbly receive your comment, special thankyou for your kind and empowering words!!! I look forward to visiting your work, and yes please visit again! I wish you a refreshing week, with loads of inspiration for writing! :)

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      epigramman 

      5 years ago

      .....now THIS is GREAT writing ...... simple but pure and effective - love your style - you write like no one else - making you a creative anomaly as a writer and a poet - and you leave me speechless and breathless so there is only one more thing to do and that is to come back again but in the meantime I will leave you some fan mail and follow you .......lake erie time 11:49am ontario canada and sending you sincere warm wishes and good thoughts

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      5 years ago from Switzerland

      Thankyou for visiting my page, we have early snow here in europe, everything has turned white overnight :) enjoy your weekend too! :)

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      Eiddwen 

      5 years ago from Wales

      A beautiful share and enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      5 years ago from Switzerland

      FaithReaper, thankyou for your visit, including your vote, blessings to you sista!

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      Yes, the scripture in Proverbs 31 does come to mind reading this beautiful poem full of His truths. Amen. Voted Way Up In His Love, Faith Reaper

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      6 years ago from Switzerland

      Amen!! :D

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      His princesz 

      6 years ago

      Amen to that! :)

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      6 years ago from Switzerland

      Thankyou for your lovely comment His Princesz, may both our prayers be fulfilled, however more important lets enjoy who we are today and rejoice when we get there, slowly but surely in God! :)

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      His princesz 

      6 years ago

      Beautiful! I remember the Proverbs 31 Woman in your poem Pearl. ;) It's actually my prayer, maybe I'm long way to go.

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      6 years ago from Switzerland

      Thanks for stopping by,consider yourself blessed for having such a precious mother, perhaps I would be right by saying that she has made you into a fine man!Im getting to know my mother later in life, since our reunion, 2004:)))

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      Adam 

      6 years ago from Tennessee

      Solomon asked who can find a virtuous woman, and apparently you have, and so have I, since my own mother displays these attributes. Great shout out to an obviously precious woman, with a price far above rubies.

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      pearlmacb 

      6 years ago from Switzerland

      Thankyou for your wonderful comment FriendofTruth! :)

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      FriendofTruth 

      6 years ago from Michigan

      Wow, awesome poem! May we all be like her!

    • pearlmacb profile imageAUTHOR

      pearlmacb 

      6 years ago from Switzerland

      Rahul0324 Im very pleased to receive such a wonderful comment, thankyou, Im touched!

      Hi Angelme566, thankyou kindly! I personally handcrafted a card for my mother in law & included this poem...she doesn't understand english, it was well received once translated!!!

      Appreciate the vote! XD

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      Angelme566 

      6 years ago

      Such a moving piece to mother in law..Voted UP !

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      Jessee R 

      6 years ago from Gurgaon, India

      A perfect description of Virtue.. and substance in great poetic lines

      Beautiful!

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