Mother And Daughter

by Sweet Disposition   Aug 24, 2007


Mothers and their daughters,
They share a special bond
A warm, loving connection
That for all these years I've longed

I've willed for her to cuddle me,
Like she used to do
But the cuddles ended years ago, why?
I never knew..

I came across a photograph,
It was about two weeks ago
I don't know what came over me,
But the tears began to flow

I stared down at the photograph,
And was touched by what I saw
The love and awe my face had shown,
Made the tears fall even more

I was gazing into my mothers eyes,
With a smile upon my face
I wondered when that smile had gone
It had left without a trace..

Now looking in the mirror,
I can see I'm not like her
That happy little face,
Has turned into just a blur

I hope that one day soon my
Happy face will re-appear
And that when my mother looks at me,
Her eyes won't well with fear

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  • 8 years ago

    by Bradley Peter

    I liked the subject, as well as the tone of the piece. It was very genuine. Some of the lines I thought were a little awkward, like in the second stanza. I felt the'why' could've been put on the last line, and in the last stanza, I felt the 'my' could've began the second line. Apart from that, it was a great piece, with a good flow.

    Brad

  • 9 years ago

    by sasha Rashell hall

    I love this poem its really good i know what a mother daught love is like i use to have with my mom to and i still do most of the time but this is a good poem

  • 9 years ago

    by WaitAutumn

    *-I've Willed For Her To Cuddle Me,
    Like She Used To Do
    But The Cuddles Ended Years Ago, Why?
    I Never Knew..-* that part was so deep. so sad. so many people can see themselves through that. nice work, really ^^
    lol im gonna read your other work . 5/5 totally.
    =P

  • 9 years ago

    by Jenni Marie

    This brought tears to my eyes..

    As I was reading this, I was thinking, how many people can relate to this..I know I can..

    "I've Willed For Her To Cuddle Me,
    Like She Used To Do
    But The Cuddles Ended Years Ago, Why?
    I Never Knew.."

    ^^ My favourite part of the poem, I found it to hold so much depth and power.

    There is not a thing I would change about this, I loved all of it.

    I'm glad you asked me to read some of your work, I have enjoyed your poems, and you're now on my favourites.

  • 9 years ago

    by Erickson

    Great work...