Rose Marie Juan Austin

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My Mother's Hum - Poem by Rose Marie Juan Austin

My mother hums
The top ten popular songs
Of the day
Like multiple pieces
Strung together

She hums
So beautiful
And sweet
That makes the birds
In the trees
Chirp and tweet

Every single moment
I wonder
Why she hums
Here
There
And yonder

She hums
So wonderful
That gets her through the day
A lovely hum
That keeps my feelings at bay

She hums
A special song
When she tucks me into bed
Conquers my fear of darkness
And drives away
The ghosts at night
That linger in my head

How can I survive
This everyday life
I will never know
A never ending struggle
If it were not for her
I could be nowhere

Topic(s) of this poem: mother


Comments about My Mother's Hum by Rose Marie Juan Austin

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (8/10/2018 7:20:00 PM)


    How can I survive
    This everyday life
    I will never know
    A never ending struggle
    If it were not for her
    I could be nowhere..........so touching and impressive. A beautiful poem shared amazingly.
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  • (8/10/2018 7:55:00 AM)


    Reassuring perspective.
    The notion of a mother humming is so comforting.
    Wonderful poem, Rose!
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  • (5/2/2018 4:20:00 PM)


    Your mother is a very special woman...You can tell it in your poems about mothers...10+++ (Report) Reply

    (5/10/2018 10:39:00 PM)

    Thank you for this great comment and visit.

  • Robert Murray Smith (4/28/2018 7:39:00 PM)


    A beautiful Ode to a mother.++++10 (Report) Reply

    Rose Marie Juan-austin (5/10/2018 10:34:00 PM)

    Thank you, Robert for this wonderful comment.

  • Akhtar Jawad (4/25/2018 3:25:00 AM)


    A great mother who is always helpful to her daughter, a guide and a savior. Nice gratitude for such a lovely mother. (Report) Reply

    Rose Marie Juan-austin (5/10/2018 10:35:00 PM)

    Truly Akhtar, mothers are our guide and savior.

  • Jez Brul (4/14/2018 3:38:00 AM)


    This is such a wonderful poem depicting a daughter's gratitude to her loving mom...I remember my mom, humming lovely tunes, when she cooks....and all the food prepared by her tasted so good. One of the magics of a monther's hum...thank you so much for sharing this heartwarming poem.❤️❤️❤️ To my poem list and 10+++++ (Report) Reply

    Rose Marie Juan-austin (5/10/2018 10:38:00 PM)

    Glad that this poem resonates for you, Jez. Your wonderful comment is much appreciated.

  • (3/30/2018 12:36:00 AM)


    Its so touching poem for mothers, that shows the love for their children they do all their best to comfort them it reminds me, of my mother when I was a kid I never heard my mother hums because she died when I was so young how I miss her so much I love you mother. (Report) Reply

    (3/31/2018 3:37:00 PM)

    Glad that you liked this poem. Thank you for the visit. It meant a lot to me.

  • (3/8/2018 12:41:00 AM)


    Lovely portrait of your mother.
    Touching!
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    Rose Marie Juan-austin (4/1/2018 8:00:00 PM)

    A very touching comment, Frank. Much appreciated.

  • Indira Renganathan (3/7/2018 7:36:00 AM)


    A wonderful poem on your mother's hum and her unconditional love....there can not be any mother without singing to her kids in this world...mothers' voice and singing is divine and cherishable all time...
    thank you Rose for this great work
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    Rose Marie Juan-austin (3/31/2018 3:40:00 PM)

    A very heartwarming message, Indira.Thank you so much.

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/5/2018 4:04:00 PM)


    So beautiful and sweet! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

    Rose Marie Juan-austin (1/6/2018 5:16:00 AM)

    Thank you, Edward for the lovely comment.

  • Dr Dillip K Swain (11/28/2017 5:53:00 AM)


    A great mother..a great tribute! ! ..She hums/A special song/When she tucks me into bed/Conquers my fear of darkness..A great write enriched with love and emotion..10 (Report) Reply

    Rose Marie Juan-austin (11/28/2017 8:49:00 PM)

    Your nice comments will always be treasured. Thank you for the time, Dr. Dillip.

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/12/2017 8:19:00 PM)


    Mom's songs are ever beautiful and very sweet. Mother gives support and courage. She shoes light in darkness. Her affection is unlimited. This is a great poem shared here in her tribute.10 (Report) Reply

    Rose Marie Juan-austin (10/13/2017 1:59:00 PM)

    Thank you so much for appreciating my poem. Indeed, a mother's affection is unlimited. Our mothers love us unconditionally from womb to tomb even beyond. I presumed you love your mother so much too.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, October 12, 2017



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