David DeSantis

Rookie (01/29/85 / Utica, NY)

Mother


From the first breath
as a little child,
all i have ever known
........................
........................
read full text »



Comments about this poem (Mother by David DeSantis )

  • Rookie Reshma Ramesh (10/3/2008 9:01:00 AM)

    beautiful.............. (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Rookie - 5 Points Paolo Giuseppe Mazzarello (5/15/2008 3:06:00 PM)

    One mum is a container. However we love to stay inside there. Sooner or later we'll return. In the meantime we live. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 3 Points Original Unknown Girl (5/8/2008 7:50:00 AM)

    This is beautiful. Much love leaps from your pen here, really enjoyed it's tone. HG: -) xx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 96 Points Rani Turton (5/5/2008 5:16:00 PM)

    The last lines show all the simple yet complicated strands of family transmission. Very nicely put indeed. Thanks for it. Hope your mother saw this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Emancipation Planz (5/5/2008 2:03:00 PM)

    Dear David De... forget the wrap up and making pretty...make sure your voice lyrics this to her... this of course deserves any mother's 10dernightiexx to their son.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Maryah Delong (5/5/2008 1:56:00 PM)

    Many people, including myself, don't give enough thought to our mothers... we don't realize all that they have done for us... This is a wonderful writing, and it's actually quite funny because I have been thinking a lot about the people that influence and care for us the most- family. I really enjoyed reading this one.
    Maryah (Report) Reply

  • Rookie R H (5/5/2008 8:09:00 AM)

    Simply beautiful - a most thoughtful and heartfelt tribute from a son to his mother - real lump in throat stuff here...words any mother would cherish. jxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Abha Sharma (5/5/2008 1:08:00 AM)

    As wide as the ocean
    As deep as the sea,
    As high as the heavens
    is her love for her child..................a fine tribute to the soul whose love and care is responsible for our existence....,
    She plays her part well and now is the responsibility of the children to show their gratitude...and you do it so well....
    the poem also reflects your personality...a kind, gentle and truly humane. liked the sentiment of the words too much...
    **Abha** (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tara very irritated with PH injustice (5/5/2008 1:00:00 AM)

    This is absolutely enchanting' a gorgeous, from-the-heart tribute. And... what Jon says, too. t x (Report) Reply

  • Rookie ~ Jon London ~ (5/4/2008 9:36:00 PM)

    Stunning mark of respect from clearly someone who appreciates the love and guidance shared by a parent in order to keep us boisterous lot on track.

    Great piece, definitely one for a mothers day card....10/10


    Stay strong my friend

    Jon. (Report) Reply

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. If You Awaken Before Me, Lora Colon
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. A Smile To Remember, Charles Bukowski
  8. Death is Nothing at All, Henry Scott Holland
  9. Alone With Everybody, Charles Bukowski
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]