A Tribute to Sigmund Freud
Favourite philosopher 5-7-5 poem contest entry
Pays: 8 points.
86 member cents
Contact Us      
         Join today or login
You are using an outdated version. Writing will not be shown properly in many cases. Click here to use the current version.

Status

New Here?
Sign Up
Fast! Three Questions.

Already a member?
Login


Contests

Nonet Poetry Contest
Deadline: In 3 Days

Acrostic Poetry Contest
Deadline: In 5 Days

Sonnet Poetry Contest
Deadline: Nov 20th

True Story Flash
Deadline: Nov 22nd

Write A Script
Deadline: Nov 25th


Rank

Poet: None
Author: None
Novel: None
Reviewer:None
Votes: None





Exceptional
This work has reached the exceptional level
A heartfelt letter of gratitude
Down Here I Called Her Mama by Suzie Q
 Category:  Family Poetry
  Posted: August 15, 2010      Views: 1385

Print It
Save to Bookcase
View Reviews
Rate This
Make Reader Pick
Promote This


For a moment, Dear Lord, I'd like to refrain
From the tears I've shed at Your knee
And send up a heartfelt "Thank You"
For the angel You sent down to me

Angelic she was, in every way
This treasure You sent from above
Down here I called her Mama
And she answered me with love

From my earliest memory of my smallest deed
I looked up into a face filled with pride
If I didn't win the race, or didn't even place
All that mattered to her was I tried

She was my pat on the back when I did a good job
When I failed, she was always my shoulder
Now that I'm here, and she's there with You
I'm so thankful, Dear Lord, that I told her

She was my light when surrounded by darkness
For in her wisdom she taught me to see
There was nothing to fear, for You're always near
And it was that lesson that set me free

For I'm sure deep down she always knew
Someday You'd be calling her home
And I'd have to retrieve, what she taught me to believe
Or I'd never make it on my own

So I thank You again for my heavenly friend
Though it broke my heart to say goodbye
Till I join her above, please give her all my love
And a hug for every star in Your sky


Poem of the Month contest entry

Recognized

Author Notes
My Mom passed away 6-2-95, and I wrote this not long after. I just wanted to take a break from the grief and give thanks to God for blessing me with her in the first place. I know I probably sound like a broken record in light of my other postings so far, but please be patient. I have much more to write about besides the losses I've experienced. It just helps to share my family with all of you. I have a couple more tributes to my Mom, and then I will move on, I promise :)
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Share or Bookmark
Print It Save to Bookcase View Reviews Make Reader Pick Promote This
© Copyright 2016. Suzie Q All rights reserved.
Suzie Q has granted FanStory.com, its affiliates and its syndicates non-exclusive rights to display this work.

You need to login or register to write reviews.

It's quick! We only ask four questions to new members.

Interested in posting your own writing online? Click here to find out more.



Write a story or poem and submit your work to receive reviews on your writing. Publish short stories on our book writing site and enter the monthly contests. Guaranteed reviews for everything you write and you will be ranked. Information.


  Contact Us

© 2016 FanStory.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Privacy Statement