Elizabeth Fontaine Grieco

(08/14/1957 / Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

Seeds of Hope


In strength, I see my mother,
Holding strong to her convictions;
Loving truth and justice;
Loving her children to no end,
She is the strength inside me,
Planting the seeds of hope
And genuine love from afar;
Only to realize as time passes by,
Her love inside me forever resides.
For God is preparing her soul,
For the heavens above;
To receive his eternal love.

Submitted: Saturday, May 05, 2012
Edited: Thursday, June 05, 2014

Topic(s): love


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Poet's Notes about The Poem

A poem for dear my mother, who is suffering from the last stages of Alzheimer. Written May 5,2012 at my kitchen table overlooking the
newly bloomed woodland. Spring always brings us hope!

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  • Eric Cockrell (5/5/2012 8:18:00 PM)

    brings a tear to my eyes... lost my mother about 5 years ago... but she still lives in every choice i make... i hope my own children will feel that way about me! (Report) Reply

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