From Womb To Tomb Poem by Rose Marie Juan-austin

From Womb To Tomb

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Experts advised her
To expel you
And never
She will see
The likeness of you.

She stood by your side
From the moment you were conceived
You have the legal
And moral
Rights to be protected
And nurtured.

You shall be born
See the light
And enjoy the beauty of life
You must experience
The wonders of existence.

Some people said
She will bear the burden
From womb to tomb
If she will let you
Stay with her.

She made them aware
She will worry about you
Every single minute
But the bundle of joy
You will bring is infinite.

They keep on reminding
From womb to tomb
You will generate sadness
She keeps on rebutting
From womb to tomb
You will give happiness.

The thought of you
Just excites her
But it scares her to death
How she will react
At the moment of your birth.

She holds on to her gut
She knows everything
Will be alright
For God will be here
To make it right.

In every fiber of her being
You are indelibly marked
You will never part
From birth to death
And life after death.


Copyright 2018, Rose Marie Juan-Austin, All Rights Reserved

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: mother and child
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Dr Dillip K Swain 02 August 2019

In every fiber of her being/You are indelibly marked.....the truth so powerfully expressed! A magnificent piece of poetry that invites a reader to unfold it's taste in different ways in each visit! Brilliantly penned!

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Dr Dillip K Swain 26 June 2019

In every fiber of her being/You are indelibly marked......great expression! A great poem.................10

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Bryan Smoot 29 September 2019

A great poem on a tough subject...

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Kesav Easwaran 22 January 2020

'Sa Rakhshita Rakhshati Yo Hi Garbhe'. HE who protects (us) in the womb would protect (us) ever. Thus says the Indian Mythological Scripture. Great poem on Motherhood combined with Faith 10+

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Magadha Rani 14 December 2019

They keep on reminding From womb to tomb.....brilliant dear mam. a lovely poem. thank you for sharing....10++++++++

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soren Barrett 22 April 2022

A mother's burden and gift. Only a mother can understand this. Each of us are a physical piece and extension of our mother. Well written..r.

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C N Premkumar 04 March 2022

From womb to tomb- it is a classic with serious issues. Brilliant

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Soran M. H 02 November 2021

part1 The aches of life do not end, we must carry it against our will, do we rest in the grave or not? This is the philosophy of life that we did not choose ourselves, a life full of laughter and crying, Rose's poems are calm and always give us peace,

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Soran M. H 02 November 2021

part2 well done for your far-sightedness, Rose, and for the depth and accuracy of expression

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Soran M. H 02 November 2021

They keep on reminding From womb to tomb You will generate sadness She keeps on rebutting From womb to tomb You will give happiness.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin

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Laoag City, Philippines
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