MY MOTHER IN HEAVEN
If you were still alive today
How many things to you I'd say.
I know I'd tell you many times
How glad I am that you are mine.
I'd say how great I think you
And place a kiss upon your brow.
If you still walked the earth
I'd rush to you without delay,
Enfold you closely to my breast
And let you know you are the
Oh, Mother mine, do I convey
This message that I send today?
You see, I am a mother now
And understand you more,
For motherhood to me has shown
No deeper love was ever known.
I pray, dear Mother, that I'll
Just like the mom you were to
© 1969 Ruth Gillis
published in the May 1995 issue
of RB's Poets' Viewpoint
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