Poems

More on Mothers

mother and her baby

A MOTHERS MOTTO: You’re only as happy as your unhappiest child.” — Unknown “If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.” — Abigail Van Buren (‘Dear Abby’)“Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother’s …

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The Greatest

James Blunt Song about being brave and finding a soul to save us

Inspirational song featuring the front line workers by James Blunt. A compilation of images and videos of people around the world dealing with the coronavirus called COVID-19. Lyrics written by James Blunt:Too much to sayToo much to loseI get frustrated thinking ’bout the world I brought you to It’s a …

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One Pair of Hands

Praying hands held to the sky

At Easter time, the story of Jesus is so special, especially when put to song in such a beautiful way by Carroll Roberson below. One pair of hands formed the mountainsOne pair of hands formed the seaOne pair of hands made the sun and the moonEvery bird, every flower, every …

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Gone From My Sight

Ship at sea

By Henry Van Dyke I am standing upon the seashore.A ship, at my side, spreads her white sailsto the moving breezeand starts for the blue ocean. She is an object of beauty and strength. I stand and watch her until, at length,she hangs like a speck of white cloudjust where …

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They were Healed

This poem was written in 1869, reprinted during the 1918 Pandemic. It was written in 1869 by Kathleen O’Mara: And people stayed at homeAnd read books, And listened, And they rested, And did exercisesAnd made art and played, And learned new ways of being, And stopped and listened, More deeply, …

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Spring

Sound the flute!Now it’s mute!Bird’s delight,Day and night,Nightingale,In the dale,Lark in sky,–Merrily,Merrily merrily, to welcome in the year.Little boy,Full of joy;Little girl,Sweet and small;Cock does crow,So do you;Merry voice,Infant noise;Merrily, merrily, to welcome in the year.Little lamb,Here I am;Come and lickMy white neck;Let me pullYour soft wool;Let me kissYour soft …

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