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 My Mama BlueeyedBandit        (More) 7/23/2016
  My precious Doctor TagTina456        (More) 7/12/2016
 PRAISE GOD georgeporge        (More) 7/3/2016
 TRUMP georgeporge        (More) 7/3/2016
 Prayers For Woody Tonight. just_little_me        (More) 6/28/2016
 Starlite Cafe pnewport        (More) 6/24/2016
 Lyndsey brown_linda        (More) 6/6/2016
 Chatty My Golden Bird of Love Derena        (More) 6/1/2016
 GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER ( Acrostic ) ladydp2000        (More) 6/1/2016
 My Ranquitte-Haiti William Layton Nelson        (More) 5/25/2016
 PRAYER AND REPENTANCE georgeporge        (More) 5/24/2016
 Two Decades Without Jon Pertwee randy-johnson        (More) 5/20/2016
 A Fairy Tale Cynthiaapwlts        (More) 5/16/2016
 A Rainbow for Prince Cynthiaapwlts        (More) 5/16/2016
 Happy Mother's Day, Mom - Part III randy-johnson        (More) 5/8/2016
 delete delete        (More) 4/25/2016
 We Are Family. just_little_me        (More) 4/23/2016
 Golden The Realist        (More) 4/21/2016
 Words of a Poet sassyone        (More) 4/16/2016
 Oh Joe The Realist        (More) 4/16/2016
 Wherever She Goes Adele Kaye        (More) 4/13/2016
 MISA IS A LOT OF FUN ( Free Verse ) ladydp2000        (More) 4/10/2016
 Just An Old Vet norman        (More) 4/7/2016
 Merle Haggard, thanks for sharing jvaughan        (More) 4/7/2016
 SOME SUFFER poetalthomas        (More) 4/2/2016
 SILENT poetalthomas        (More) 4/1/2016
 PYTHON  poetalthomas        (More) 3/20/2016
 THOUGHTFULLNESS georgeporge        (More) 3/10/2016
 For Sir George Martin dave.wynter        (More) 3/9/2016
 Rest In Peace, Mom - Part II randy-johnson        (More) 3/6/2016

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My Mama

Mama I can still see you sitting there
In that old stuffed rockin' chair
You'd hold Patty close to your heart
Telling her close your eyes, go to sleep sweetheart

Patty had asthma her whole life through
Night after night I can still see mama rockin' her
Not getting very much sleep for herself
But somewhere somehow Mama always made do

I can still hear her pray, please let my child be well
And that the asthma she had would soon be gone
Patty was the youngest of us four girls
Mama took her every month for years for her shots

And today Patty is full grown now
She still has bouts with the asthma attacks
Looking back across all those precious years
Mama lived a hard life, but she hardly ever shed a tear

Back in those days she could only think of her little girl
But she never let the rest of us down, she was a awesome Mom
I can still see Mama rockin' her all night long back and forth
Holding her upright and making sure she could breathe

Mama was a wonderful Mother and my best friend
The four of us were blessed with such a loving Mother
I am so glad that I have my little sister in my life too
Because we no longer have Mama, but we got each other

Written in 2015

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