My Mother

November 18, 2008
By Laura Gunin, Staten Island, NY

My mother kept a garden,

A garden of the heart,

She planted all the good things

That gave my life a start.


She turned me to the sunshine

And encouraged me to dream,

Fostering and nurturing

The seeds of self-esteem.


Her constant good example
Always taught me right from wrong,

Markers for my pathaway

That will last a lifetime long.


I am my mother's garden.

I am her legacy,
And hope today she feels the love,

Reflected back from me!


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