S.M. Riggin

Rookie (july / texas)

S.M. Riggin Poems

41. Someone 7/25/2007
42. Everything 8/29/2008
43. I Love Love You 5/31/2008
44. Butterflies 4/14/2008
45. A Mother Is... 6/6/2007
Best Poem of S.M. Riggin

A Mother Is...

a mother is loving,
she stays up all night with
your sicknesses coughing and howling
patting you back, comforting
a mother is loving

a mother is caring
she holds you when your
heart feels like breaking
crying with you when you are aching
a mother is caring

a mother is interested
she asks about your days
and what boys did what and the flirting
“25 cents in the jar please? ! ”
a mother is interested

a mother wants what’s best
curfew broken, I’m so sorry you can’t
late for church family prayers, scripture study
have to ...

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Determination

“Mom” she says, “I’m going to play the piano
just for you.” she enrolled in lessons
after a while gave up, lost interest never again did she.
Nothing was learned, nothing gained.

“Mom” she says, “I’m going to be a dancer
just for you! ” she stayed in a little longer.
Got bored gave up lost interest never again.
Nothing learned nothing gained no knowledge.

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