Dominic A. Okoliko

Rookie - 446 Points (07/07 / Ogugu)

Mother - Poem by Dominic A. Okoliko

And it's all about her
she's everything low and high
a sweet shadow under which to rest
The bellow that dispels a child's pest
The hot springs to bask and bath
In her smile is the fullness of the moon
Witty, wet and warm
It's capable of turning bright a child's pale mood
It offers hope in the face of gathered storm
And strengthens a faint faith in the tomorrow
That the rainbow is just about the elbow
She's my mother she's your mother, she's a mother!

Topic(s) of this poem: mother, mother and child

Form: Free Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Inspired by Mother's Day Celebration in Nigeria is

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 26, 2017

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