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I Never Had A Mother

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I never had a mother
Who read “Hello Moon”
Fifty-seven times before
Tossing it behind the refrigerator

I never had a mother
Who brushed my hair
Before each day’s battle
Against primary foes.

I never had a mother
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Kenneth Maswabi 17 August 2015

Mothers are the center of our early years. Our love and adoration for our mothers is almost always mixed with the sour taste of their disciplinary measures. Thank you for sharing.

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Gillian.E. Shaw 20 July 2005

Very moving poetry. The unwanted. Women's lives can be so difficult. A woman does well if she can find a way and sometimes she cannot see the wood for the trees. Loss. Well done!

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John Tiong Chunghoo 20 July 2005

mother loving even her idiocy mother loves her child for all that is there and not there

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