Motherly Love

January 18, 2012
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If I’m forlorn
atop a snowy mountain,
My mother will arise from the snow
And assemble a net to catch me

Am I worthy of her affection?
You judge.
My harsh words and actions,
sear her heart.
Silent tears of concern drip from her eyes,
soaking my half-folded clothes with love.
Don’t weep mother.
I assure her,
that I will stay out of mischief the next time.

But I create another tornado,
which carries me off,
deserting me atop that snowy mountain.
And I’m lonely once again.

When I glance down I spot her,
ascending the mountain trail.
She gives me a warm hug,
And I weep into her shoulder,
She says,
Don’t worry,
I won’t let you mess up again.
My love will follow you to eternity.

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readaholic This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 30, 2012 at 6:15 pm
Great poem! Really captures what you must be going through in a creative way...nice work!
stardreamer replied...
Jan. 31, 2012 at 7:09 pm
thank you :)
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