Wednesday, March 18, 2015

You Were!

You were my alpha _ source of life 
My nourishment and comfort _
Your gentle touch and soothing voice 
Assured me of a presence.

You fed and nurtured _ reassured 

Compelled my very senses _
The stimulus that made me grow 
Was You above all others.

You made my being come alive

Like water on a flower _
I drank your love and baby bloomed 
In gardens that you watered.

You were the tender loving cup 

That made my own runneth over
You were and are my fountainhead 
Forever _ dearest Mother!

(my mother died in 1998 ...
 she is always in my heart and on my mind
 and a source of daily inspiration!) 

57 comments:

  1. Hi Margie - that's a lovely tribute to your mother and what a gorgeous way of keeping her always in your mind and your heart ... with thoughts - Hilary

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    1. Hi Hilary
      I think of my mother every day, she is my inspiration!
      I so miss her!

      Many thanks on the kind words!
      I really appreciate them!

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  2. Dearest Margie...this is so tender...so beautiful...a lovely, wonderful way to give tribute to your mother who though not on this earth remains alive in your heart~

    Big Hugs and Love
    xoxoxo

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    1. Dear Jan
      Your lovely comment means so much and I so thank you!
      My mom is always in my heart, she was an amazing and wonderful person whom blessed my life so much!

      Love and hugs back
      xo xo

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  3. Dear Margie,

    This is such a heartwarming and gentle, loving poem. It is such a wonderful tribute to your mother who, no doubt, had a positive influence on you.

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    1. Dear Linda
      My dear mom was my hero!
      I could tell you a hundred stories or more of her kindness to her children and others.
      Thanks for the kind words, they mean a lot to me! xx

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  4. This is a sweet and loving tribute to your mother, Margie. I know how you feel. I miss my mother too.

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    1. Daisy, many thanks for the lovely comment!
      It's so hard not having 'our mother's' huh?

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    1. Your kind word are greatly appreciated, thank you, Anthony , very much!

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  6. This is magnificent angel and all the more for I fell the same for my mom xxxxxxxx

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    1. Lorraine ,
      I loved that you said my poem was magnificent ... thanks so much! xo xo
      And you are magnificent too :)

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  7. Such a beautiful poem. I knew from the first words that you were expressing your heartfelt feelings for your Mother.. From the first words, I thought of my Mother who died March 12, 2012. Our mothers will be in our hearts forever!

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    1. Hi Anne
      I kind of knew you would know that!
      We keep our mother's alive in our hearts, I know you miss yours as I miss mine,
      I thank you for the kind words!

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  8. So, hear felt. A mother's love is always selfless.

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    1. Vandana
      My mom was very loving and very selfless, that is who she was!
      Thanks for the visit and comment ,always nice to see you!

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  9. Oh Margie, my heart skipped a beat with 'knowing' Love to you and our Mom's <3
    Gail
    peace...

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    1. Gail,
      How lovely to know my poem made "your heart skip a beat"
      I loved knowing that ....

      Love to you

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  10. What a beautiful and loving poem. "You were the tender loving cup" is such a gorgeous way to put into words your feelings. So full of love...

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    1. Lisa, your lovely comment truly made me smile ...thanks dear girl , so much!

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  11. So beautiful. So loving. Your cup does run over.

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    1. Many thanks on the kind words, Bonnie.
      They mean so much to me!

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  12. I'm amazed at your ability to find the very right words that best characterize Mother, such as: source of life, fountainhead.
    I'm sure your mother up there, is very pleased with your words about her.

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    1. Such a wonderful comment from you, Duta.
      I truly appreciate it and thank you very much!

      I feel the presence of my mom every day, such a blessing!

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  13. This is really beautiful. Moms are so special.

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    1. Hi Martha
      Thanks so much for the kind words!
      My mom truly was a special lady!

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  14. Mothers are a part of our whole being, aren't they?

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    1. They sure are, Geo
      My mother was truly wonderful ...

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  15. Such a sweet poem! There's no love like a mother's.

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    1. So kind of you, Bethany
      Thanks dear!

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  16. Oh such a beautiful ode to your mother...truly touched my heart.
    Oh how I wish I'd had such a bond with my mine...
    Dear Margie, you have inspired me to explore my relationship with my late mother. It will be painful, but I would like to put my feelings into words this week.
    I do hope you won't mind...?

    Big Hugs, dear friend xoxoxo

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    1. Dear Ygraine
      I am so glad to know my poem touched your heart in that way!
      I am sad to know you had a painful relationship with your mother but happy that I inspired you to write about her, I look forward to the poem and know it will be amazing as all your poetry is so!

      Many thanks for the lovely comment!

      Big Hugs to you dear friend xo xo

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  17. heyyy sweets, beautiful lines... may you be peaceful!
    XoXO

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    1. Thanks dearest Neers
      So lovely to see you here :)
      xo xo

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  18. Awww - how tender and beautiful.

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    1. Loved your comment, ladyfi ...
      Thanks very much!

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  19. That was ever so beautiful. You must have loved her so much. Thanks.

    Greetings from London.

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    1. Hi ACIL
      Yes, I truly loved her and I also loved your kind words ...ever so much!

      Thanks very much!

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  20. Margie,

    I share that loss of one's mother and it never ceases. This poem is a wonderful and loving tribute to her, and indeed anyone else who reads it may make another connection with your words...
    Spring is nearby and thankfully it may motivate and bring new energies too!!
    Eileen xx

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    1. Eileen
      It's always such a joy to have you visit.
      Your kind words mean a great deal and I thank you so much!

      Happy spring dear Eileen
      Enjoy it to the max xx

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  21. this is a beautiful poem Margie....your heart and soul is all over it. I can see your mother....beautiful and gentle like you. And your love expressed speaks volumes of her touch on your life. Hugs.

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    1. Dear Nikki
      I am truly touched by your lovely comment, it brought a little tear but a tear of joy!
      My heartfelt thanks to you ...

      Hugs sweet one ...

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  22. What a tribute to your mother, Margie! Each one of us with children, young or old, would like to have that said about us. Beautiful work.

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    1. Faye, your kind words I truly appreciate!
      Many thanks ...

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  23. Margie - you captured so well the "essence" of mother. I miss mine also and some days seek out photos of her - I was 34 when my mom passed from cancer.

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    1. Sandy, I am sorry that you lost your mom when you were just 34. that is so hard!
      I am glad that you think I captured 'the essence of a mother' well, thank you!
      Mine was very special

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  24. Hello,

    Lovely heart touching poem in honor of your mother. The words flow smoothly like the gushing waterfall.

    Best wishes

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    1. Hi Joseph
      Such a kind comment that is very much appreciated!
      "the words flow smoothly like a gushing waterfall'
      Loved that ... thank you very much!

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  25. Oh, thanks everyone for all the visits.
    Truly appreciate all of you taking the time to drop by and read my poem and leave a comment.
    I am way behind in replying to the comments (and I do like to reply) but I shall catch up on that soon.
    It's a beautiful spring day here and I am off for a walk by the lake
    I already took a bike ride with hubby and it was awesome!

    Blessings and joy to all of you!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  26. You touched my heart Margie.
    Your dear Mother always lives not only in your beautiful heart but in your wonderful poems.

    Blessings to you.

    Btw. I also walk by the lake today. It was beautiful, sunny day.

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    1. Dear Krystyna
      It's so lovely to have you visit again .. have known you for a long time now and hope all is wonderful in your life
      Miss our blogging days when Keshi was with us ... nice memories of those days!

      Your lovely comment means so much to me and I truly thank you!

      How wonderful you took a walk by a lake like I did, I took another walk today by the lake and it was the most beautiful spring day.

      Blessings dear Krystyna
      xx

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  27. SO beautiful dear Margie, Mothers have a special place in our hearts. Big hugs

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    1. Hi dear summer
      Many thanks on the kind words.
      My mother is always in my heart!

      Big Hugs dear ....

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bearing its own gifts ...
Untie the ribbons.

-Ruth Ann Schabacker