A Rose for Mother

“A Rose for Mother”, a copyrighted post, was written for my WordPress blog called Always Growing by Jan in Covington, Louisiana 

 

Shelia's Rose (redu)

 

A Rose for Mother

by Cleo M. Shoffstall

Another Mother’s Day is here,
Bringing joy and pleasures new,
On this special day, Mother dear,
I want to remember you.

I cannot give you costly gifts,
And I’ve told you this before,
No matter what I give to you,
You give back much, much more. 

I’m giving you a pure, sweet rose,
Gathered in the early morn,
This rose you planted in my heart,
The day that I was born.

In kindly, loving thoughts of you,
And with the faith you still impart,
The rose I give to you today,
Is the love that’s in my heart.

 

Happy Mother’s Day to my mom and all the other mothers.

You deserve this special day.

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10 Comments

  1. Garden Mary said,

    May 10, 2009 at 8:28 am

    Have a Happy Mother’s Day, Jan.

  2. May 10, 2009 at 9:41 am

    Such as nice poem! Thanks for sharing it! Happy Mother’s Day!

    • Jan said,

      May 12, 2009 at 2:58 pm

      Jackie, I thought it was so appropriate for the day. Thanks for the feedback.

  3. Racquel said,

    May 10, 2009 at 11:50 am

    Happy Mother’s Day Jan! What a lovely poem & rose in honor of the day. 🙂

    • Jan said,

      May 12, 2009 at 2:59 pm

      Thanks, Racquel, same to you. I hope your day was lovely.

  4. donna said,

    May 10, 2009 at 1:05 pm

    A perfect Mother’s Day post!

    • Jan said,

      May 12, 2009 at 2:59 pm

      Thanks, Donna. Hope you had a nice day, too.

  5. garden tips said,

    May 10, 2009 at 4:01 pm

    A lovely post, happy Mothers Day.


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