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Everybody's Mother

James Walker 1952 (Louisiana)

Ode


She's Everybody's Mother,
She blows her breath,
On every little burn and scratch

She soothes,
every little wound and scar

She kisses,
every little bump and bruise

She dries our eyes,
every time pain makes us cry
And then, she cries for us

She helps us to solve,
every little problem and dilemma

She offers her wisdom,
at every little corner of confusion

She leads in applauds,
at our every little accomplishments

She crosses cultural lines,
and then ties them together again

She connects us,
in the most emotional of ways

She's Just Like A Mother,
And Everybody Loves Her,
She's Oprah

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A Personalized Greeting

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Submitted on July 05, 2021

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James Walker

James is a poet specializing in - Personalized Greetings and Song Lyrics - he has been composing for over three decades and he has more than 60 original compositions registered at the - Office of Copyrights at The Library of Congress. more…

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5 Comments
  • MissDulcinea
    I know many a woman who fit this description. The last line was quite a surprise, but I enjoyed the read.
    LikeReplyReport3 months ago
  • Soulwriter
    I like the subtle humor here.
    LikeReplyReport1 year ago
  • Gabber
    I wasn't expecting the last line, but nice poem
    LikeReplyReport 21 year ago
  • UJ
    Well the ending surprised me. I never watched Oprah but this poem made me think of every good mother in the world.
    LikeReplyReport 11 year ago
  • brijmohan_p
    Every body's mother Oprah. I have watched Oprah on tv. This subject is quite emotional and writing is commendable. Very nice of you. My heads off for you and a big Thank you.
    LikeReplyReport 11 year ago

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