Treasure Island

Victoria Gauci

(1960 / Cleveland Ohio)

A Mother's Heart


When you were carried within my body,
Your life force was constant and strong,
I relished in your movement and stillness,
Your heartbeat was my rhythm and song,

You would giggle with the angels,
You would laugh within your sleep,
To have you in my arms to hold,
Tears of joy my heart would weep,

Your energy was filled with dance,
Your smile was filled with light,
The bluest big eyes for any boy,
You were the toughest little sprite,

As you grew I could see in you,
A unique and special quality,
I remembered back to your dancing,
In my womb and in front of me,

In the period of the teenage years,
A time where all of us get confused,
A thought came to mind to help you find,
The real person inside of you,

We went to buy the instrument,
Which you were meant to play,
And within a month or sooner,
I knew this would be the way,

I listened to the sounds you'd make,
Coming from that first guitar,
My heart can't describe it any other way,
It sent me to the stars,

A mother's heart is what holds the love,
Because her hands could just not do,
God created the mother's heart,
To keep it safe for you,

As right now you are a man,
Your life is straight ahead,
I hope that your heart will retain,
All the 'I LOVE YOUs' that I've said,

Life continues down the path,
That each are meant to travel,
Always know that your Mothers' Love,
Is a thread you can't unravel.

Submitted: Monday, May 21, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is for my youngest son. He is my light.

Comments about this poem (A Mother's Heart by Victoria Gauci )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Love inspired meetings inspire, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  2. Autumn, Deborah Kelley
  3. Fear of God?, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  4. Keep On Groovin', Lawrence S. Pertillar
  5. Benefits For Them Do Not Exist, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  6. Come close, hasmukh amathalal
  7. Cows caught, gajanan mishra
  8. Discovering God's Will, Tom Zart
  9. Shining later, hasmukh amathalal
  10. Memory, Liffy Liu

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Randall Jarrell

 

Trending Poems

  1. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]