A Mother’s Love

As my angel sleeps
I listen close and wait
To hear a breath, a sound
To know that she is safe
 
At night when we are apart
As my angel lays in bed
I think about our day
All the things we’ve done and said
 
And at the end of the day I pray
That I have done my best
That I am setting her on a good path
So I can be at peace and rest
 
It’s hard being a mother
Loving so much and having to say “No”
Even though you’re teaching them and keeping them safe
Sometimes it doesn’t seem so
 
I don’t know if you can measure
The worrying a mother does
But I would say it’s up there
On the scale with how much she loves
 
So, as I listen close
And hear my angel’s breath
I smile and close my eyes to sleep
Knowing that I am blessed

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2 Comments

  1. writeathome said,

    August 22, 2006 at 8:52 am

    What a sweet poem! Thanks for giving us a glimpse of a mother’s heart.

    Blessings,

    Carol

  2. logish said,

    August 22, 2006 at 9:53 pm

    Okay, that sort of moved me.


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