Portia Lane

Rookie - 66 Points (California)

From You (My Mother) - Poem by Portia Lane

I am from laughter
From laughs that bring tears to eyes
As you enjoy the happiness of the one you love

I from happiness
From the happiness that comes from knowing love
Love that heals all wounds and covers all hurt

I am from peace
From the peaceful image
Of a newborn dreaming
From calm voices

I am from hugs and kisses
From love displayed at all times
Even when anger was justified and expected

I am from laborious days and nights
From times when even diamonds
Would crack

I am from perseverance

I am from determination

I am from self-sacrifice

I am from


Comments about From You (My Mother) by Portia Lane

  • Anil Kumar Panda (3/19/2012 11:13:00 PM)

    cant help reading again and again.concept, flow and wording is nice.keep inking. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 9, 2010

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 22, 2012

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