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Poem: I Can Count On You

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

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With Mother's Day nearing I wanted to look through a few of my older poems.

I hope you enjoy this one.

I can count on you is a poem about remembering the little things a mother does to let you know you can count on her. As an adult she is still there with advice or a shoulder to cry upon. You feel bleesed to have a caring mother who reaches out when you need a friend.

"Mom" by Garth Brooks

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I Can Count On You

I remember all those little moments
when she took time to read to me,
or help me with my words,
teaching me to color inside the lines,
or tending to my owies,
showing me I could always count on her.

It refreshes my heart,
to know she is still here with me
even as I've grown into adulthood,
giving me to a shoulder to cry on,
offering me advice,
sharing in my joys,
standing beside me.

It is a blessing
to have a mother who is caring,
who teaches me to be a better person,
who reaches out when I need a friend.

A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's.

— Princess Diana

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"My Mother, My Teacher, My Friend " by Owen Mac

© 2020 BRENDA ARLEDGE

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