Black Poetry : If I Could Have Had

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  1. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I f I could have had the mother I wanted she would have been the one to raise me and teach me all she knew.
    She wouldn’t have been my best friend or ever tried to be,
    Momma, the word stands alone you see.

    She would have guided me protected me and taught me right from wrong,
    I would have learned survival lessons not just how to get along.
    If I could have had the mother I wanted we could have talked for hours on end,
    Building a solid bond that wouldn’t break nor bend.

    If I could have had the mother I wanted maybe there would have been less pain,
    For the bonds mothers and daughters share are different, no two are the same.
    If I could have the mother I wanted maybe in my adult years I still wouldn’t yearn,
    For the love of a mother should be given and not earned.

    If I could have had the mother I wanted I wouldn’t have to hide that little girl inside of me that still breaks down and cry.
    I never would have been angry with God and asked Him why?
    I never received the mother I wanted but got the one I was given,
    And though one time angry and resentful all is now forgiven.
     
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    1poetsought Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    A real mother for you...

    This is genuine, nitty-gritty, taking care of business poetry!
    I so enjoyed the tonque in cheek emotion display.
    You are a very gifted artist my dear.



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    well felt .......express
     
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    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you 1poet your love is really heartfelt.

    Rich, thank u for always showing love
     
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    if i don't understand you no one will. i often look for other women for motherly advice because i don't trust my own mother. well done sista. snaps all around!
     
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    ohhhhhhhh.....this is beautiful.....nice scribe....
     
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    Sodwn2earth Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Love the expression shown. Keep up the good work!
     
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    It's amazing how strong the love of a child can be
    with mothers day on the way
    this was a very unique perspective
    but I appreciate the honesty
    every parent - child relationship isn't "a hallmark card"
    but this was real
    Nice work poet!
     
  9. Ireadastory

    Ireadastory Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thank you all for the love. It is a struggle for me on Mother's Day. I am thankful that my mother is alive and in good health. I just felt like writing and this is what I came up with tearfully. I use to look for other motherly figures but nothing can replace the one u have. I had to learn that not all mothers actually desired to be mothers and this is my case with mine. But I love her inspite of and I try to raise my daughter the way I wanted to be raised. With a mother and not a best friend. Thank you all so much for the love.
     
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    Hotep,

    Excellent piece. Now is the time that we honor you mothers as you are the earth. As we say this simple prayer say it with me:

    Eternal God it is again we come before you saying thank you. Thank you for allowing us just another day. We ask you to watch over the mothers of the world right now today. Protect them, nuture them, guide them and continue to instill in them that you are right their guiding them today. Finally we ask when its all said and done that you will find a place for us in paradise of your kingdom. Amen

    Ase'

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