Posted: November 24, 2011 in Ramblings of a sober Poet
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For the blanket of prayers you
wrap around my shivering soul.
For the smile in your voice
and the sunshine in those hugs.
You are that lighthouse
Guiding my battered frame through rough waters
My foundation.
You keep building me

Thank you Mom.

©Richard Quaz Roodt(2011)


This Poem is linked to d’Versepoets. (Poetics) and  Poetry Pantry 77

  1. brian miller says:

    aww…this is perfect…i hope that she reads it..i know it will make her feel special…warm smiles….

  2. Heaven says:

    What a beautiful tribute to your mom ~

    Happy Thanksgiving ~

  3. zongrik says:

    blanket of prayers you
    wrap around my shivering soul. -> wow, that’s some image.

  4. Chazzy Chazx says:

    This is a poem I perhaps should’ve said to my mother, way long ago. Thank you.

  5. Ruth says:

    “blanket of prayers” feels so warm and lovely – thank you

  6. claudia says:

    oh this is really beautiful… your mom will love it…hope you gonna read it to her..

  7. kaykuala says:

    She is everything you can ask for.She gives,she relents she helps and forgives! But she is sometimes abused by the ungrateful!


  8. Jerry says:

    The highest calling in poetry…one for your mom….nice.

  9. Quaz says:

    Moms are the best!! I will definitely make sure she reads this one.
    Thanks Guys!

  10. Laura Maria says:

    There are no words to describe how great this is or how much I loved reading it. This reminds me of my mom. Thanks so much for sharing this!

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