A rose for my Mother

A rose for my Mother

A rose for my Mother, placed gently with care,
On a small piece of stone where she lies,
With a heart full of love, as a small silent prayer,
Is sent on its way through the skies.

A mind, heavy laden with memory deep,
Of the guidance that she gave to me,
As I grew in my manner, her custom to keep,
Yet to be, who I wanted to be.

Just a small gentle lady with arms open wide,
And a World full of love in her soul,
Who let me, grow slowly, and never would chide,
She fulfilled every part, of her role.

A rose for my Mother, placed gently with care,
On a small piece of stone where she lies,
With a heart full of love, as a small silent prayer,
Is sent on its way, through the skies.

( Goodnight God Bless, love you! xx )
Mick

About the author

Mick Westwood
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I am a 71 year old retired coal miner, who spent 30 years working underground. Having time on my hands, and in order to keep my brain exercised, I decided to try to write poetry and put down on paper some of my life experience, and my hopes, dreams and other thoughts. I also do a little gardening, but I am hopeless at housework. Much to my wife's displeasure.

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kathheathhotmailcom
31st Mar 2019
2
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Beautiful words that says how you are feeling
AndrewF6
31st Mar 2019
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Nice one Mick,beautiful sentiments!My Mum's been gone 22 years now,and I miss her still.Like it were only Yesterday!.Respect Andy.
Barista 1
31st Mar 2019
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Absolutely lovely poems , such gentle words.
Anne28
31st Mar 2019
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Beautiful-Thankyou xx
Jackie2017
31st Mar 2019
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I lost my mother far too young for her and me. Your poem spoke as if you knew her, and of course forever in my heart.
moggles4
31st Mar 2019
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That is so very beautiful. Thank you so much. xxx
Kes
25th Mar 2019
2
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Your poem is just beautiful Mick.
CaroleAH
24th Mar 2019
2
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Beautiful poem, Mick. You have an exceptional talent with words 🙂
SheilaP8
24th Mar 2019
2
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Absolutely gorgeous!

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