Cathleen Hodgkinson

New England, USA
Cathleen Hodgkinson
New England, USA
Thursday, April 17, 2008

A Mother's Promise Comments

Rating: 4.9
As if it were yesterday, I recall the first time we were alone.
A few moments together, you were just two hours old.
I was stunned by your beauty, overwhelmed with love...
As I held you, I kissed you, I knew I had a promise to uphold.

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Cathleen Hodgkinson
COMMENTS
C. P. Sharma 08 January 2010
Soft and sweet flow of motherly emotions for the chip of her soul. CP
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Chitra - 14 October 2008
a tapestry of emotions a quilt of care so well stashed through these beautiful bonds that you have shared in your fine piece
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Thanks our dearest fellow-poet Cathleen Hodgkinson. You offered a brilliant, tender poem framed with the wonderful mission of how to raise a child. I enjoyed it and give it a 10+. May God bless you and your poems (of such a divine vision) . Joseph S. Josephides Member of the International Society of Poets (ISP) Int.Lib.Poetry awarded
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Kathleen West 19 August 2008
A beautiful poem written in tenderness, you express beautifully the wonder of your child, and the awesome responsibility and blessings of raising that child. It is awe-inspiring. I enjoyed your beautiful poem.
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Colin Jeffery 21 July 2008
A lovely moving poem. Brilliant.
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Kesav Easwaran 27 June 2008
'...I will still watch you as you sleep, love the world you share with me... And someday, be truly amazed at the woman you'll suddenly become...' most touching these lines...the soul of the poem...all women- and men too- should read this golden write...10
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Irene Clark-hogg 05 May 2008
A wonderful message. Any mother can understand what you have expressed so well. Irene
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~ Jon London ~ 29 April 2008
Beautiful...a love so pure shines through superbly.. what you have shared within this fine example of outstanding poetry, Is a love that nothing compares to...I also have a poem similar titled (Painted Pictures) on my page. All the very best jon
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Michael K 18 April 2008
Thank you for sharing your precious gift.. in your beautiful words!
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Dr.subhendu Kar 17 April 2008
the promises when upheld by the pride the clone when whispers the love of blood....................yet a flower when hanging by the hinges of love of mother. tear comes the eyes deluging the universe by the wholebeing as when apart, yet painful, , , , , , , , , , great write, when exqusite expression of filial love, sui-generis,10/10, thanks for sharing
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James B. Earley 17 April 2008
An extraordinary bit of writing my friend! Thanks....
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Mark Nwagwu 17 April 2008
a very lovely poem binding mother to daughter yet leaving so much space for individuality, personhood, all that is beautifully human - to be humble to your rises, to be humble of your falls - I love that
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