Sunday, May 13, 2007

~Eternal Path~

Once upon a time
When all declared to make a day
A special day
Titled A mother's Day
Brought in with immense appreciation
Towards a mother's love
How can a day be enough?
Prose and poetry won't explain
As wrapped in my womanly spirit
Standing with nothing but a soul of a mother


A spring is not just a water ripple
Its a wrapping of countless water drops
Uniting what the eyes can see: A Spring
Being a mother
Does not begin on sprouting seed
Is a spring that gives birth to a river
Underwater oozing to life
A lifetime temperament
Through laughter and pain


Through climbs and falls
Motherhood is eternal path
So here we are
Those who were before us
Those who mothered us
Then alighted us as seeds
Subsequently as mothers
As we fill our child's pages


Then on our after life ride
Sheltering our child from above
And no matter how grown our child can be We remain an endless mother

Copyright 2007 Nasra Al Adawi

It was such challeneg to write the above poem ~ it enlighted me with the thought our mother's their role are eternal path ~

Each photo was taken by different photographer from if you like any photo please click the photo and able to see the pjotto comment directly to the photographer....
Photo 1 By Sam Strickland
Photo 2 By BoazImages
Photo 3 By dristis-mudra
Photo 4 by Bob Griffin
Photo 5 By AlexMoi
Photo 6 By Michael Foley
Photo 7 By phitar

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Blogger krystyna said...

Hi Nasra!
The poem and those great photos really touched me.
If anyone deserves a happy Mother's Day wish, it's you, Nasra! You are doing such a great job!
Many blessings to you!

4:44 PM  
Blogger Janice Thomson said...

Lovely Nasra, a wonderful tribute to motherhood. The photos are delightful.

5:42 PM  
Blogger Elagante said...

It’s amazing, if I could only write like you :(

No jokes I stopped reading blogs for a while but came back now I have more space and extra time… your posts are worth reading.

Go get them girl your feelings are true and strong…

7:47 AM  
Blogger Paul said...

That gets to the gist of it all right. And it's tough for people who don't get enough of that. The few children on my rosters whose moms had abandoned them were among the most depressed I've known. Fortunately it's more common to be able to take a mother's love for granted.

8:04 AM  
Blogger Kai C. said...

just so beautiful....

7:16 PM  
Blogger floots said...

great combination of words pictures and emotion
thank you

12:53 AM  
Blogger Don Iannone said...

Beautiful and so true. Thank you for this one.

4:33 AM  
Blogger Liz said...


...touched not only my heart but the soul.
Have to see what I can/must do with this.

6:45 AM  
Blogger magiceye said...

beautiful tribute!!!!

7:05 AM  
Blogger Princess Haiku said...

Hi, Nasra!
I enjoyed your photos and poetry.

8:22 PM  
Blogger Rauf said...

Always fresh in the memory, we never forget our mothers, they are always there for us. i feel the presence Nasra.

1:58 AM  
Blogger cocaine jesus said...

as old as i grow there is no one quite like my mother.
lovely, lovely words.

3:45 AM  
Blogger Bluesky_Liz said...

I love this. I think you did motherhood justice with this poem. I did think of writing something on mothers on Mother's Day, but the subject is too large for me it seems.

7:35 AM  
Blogger Pecos Blue said...

Beautiful poem. Once having a child it is amazing how much more I appreciate everything my mother did for me. I just wish she was still here for me to tell her.

9:49 AM  
Blogger krystyna said...

Thanks a lot Nasra for your response and great, blessing words at my comment section.
Blessings, a lot of blessings to you!

11:09 AM  

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