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  • Texas | Columns | "Once Upon A Line"

    Momma Always Said

    by David Knape
    "Momma Always Said"
    how familiar is that saying
    to all of us with loving mothers
    how many times have we heard
    the phrase expressed

    for it is the mother
    who raises us
    and teaches us the fundamentals of life
    giving us our physical and moral compass

    from our first baby steps
    to our stepping out on our own
    mothers are the ones who are always there
    teaching and telling
    offering support and encouragement
    band-aids and kisses

    how sad it must be for those without mothers
    they never get an honest chance at life
    and are burdened with fear and insecurity
    their whole psyche damaged by
    the want of mother's love

    all that is good stems from mothers
    they are the glue that hold our world together
    and bind us to each other
    when mom's pass away
    the family moves apart
    relationships diminish
    and it is never the same

    their passing leaves a chasm in the heart
    yet ever their words remain with us,
    like landmarks guiding us
    so we do not lose our way
    each day we hear their admonitions
    "Momma Always Said"
    ringing in our minds and on our lips

    A mother's words live on
    long after they are gone
    and while years pass and lives forever change
    still we hear them speaking
    like echoes from the past

    "Momma Always Said"
    A fitting tribute to
    their eternal love.


    © d.knape

    May 11, 2013
    More "Once Upon A Line" - Light verse and poetry by d.knape
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