Treasure Island

Patricia Grantham

(May 27,1952 / Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

Number One Mother


She is number one
She is my mother
My one and only
Not like any other

A woman of strength
Just like the lovely rose
A special gift from God
You wouldn't dare to oppose

When she was formed
The mold was broken
She carried her load
And not just a token

A woman that's so full of grace
None can ever take her place
She is number one
She is my mother

Submitted: Saturday, November 24, 2012
Edited: Saturday, September 07, 2013

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  • Khairul Ahsan (9/8/2013 9:14:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem, an excellent tribute to your mother, nay, all the mothers of the world!
    'A woman that's so full of grace
    None can ever take her place'
    I can see reflection of your mom's grace in you. Thanks for this beautiful piece, it's priceless! (Report) Reply

  • Ken E Hall (9/7/2013 12:44:00 AM)

    Heart felt dedication felt in this poem mothers the love they give you can feel it in the poem are we so lucky...None can ever take her place.. soooo right indeed...regards (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (6/15/2013 3:45:00 AM)

    PATRICIA, A LOVELY WRITE ABOUT YOUR NUMBER ONE MOTHER! Hope your mother read the poem and enjoyed her gifted daughter's poem!
    At this juncture (like you invited me to read this lovely poem) , I invite you to read my poem written on the demise of my mother- titled My Mother (Report) Reply

  • Joseph Anderson (3/18/2013 4:19:00 PM)

    A moving tribute to an apparently loving and caring mom. She taught you
    right.. Some very precious thoughts here (Report) Reply

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