Mother’s Day: A new lifetime of uncompromising love


With Mother’s Day right ‘round the corner

Looking back, I was quite the performer

Be perfect, keep smiling

Underneath I am dying

It’s a wonder I made it out stronger


Look Mommy, Ema!
Look Mommy, Ema!

Growing up with maternal unwell-ness

And he who’d simply abide and acquiesce

While worthy of love

I fell under the thumb of

The source of my own hell and unique stress


Mental illness is still quite the conundrum

With stigma, best we steer clear away from

Listen up dear ol’ Dad

‘Cause it makes me so mad

For her life deserved a happier outcome


As the one tossed out underneath the bus

There’s a matter we all should discuss

A pill could have fixed it

He instead nixed it

And I am the one they mistrust?

Look. I'm a tree!
Look. I’m a tree!


Well the Mrs. and Me, don’t dare parent like thee

For we’re building foundations as strong as the trees

Mighty girls we are rearing

Whose personae we’re cheering

Love and happiness are what we foresee


As I look at our kinder each day

I’m kvelling in every which way

Prouder? I couldn’t be

That’s fact, actuality

Nothing could possibly take that away


Dear Little and Big, always realize

The love from your momma’s only magnifies

It will never, ever leave you

No matter what you may say or do

For you both make our hearts, super-sized



Little and Big, please make bedtime go smoothly

Your mommalah’s can’t stand each night, you’re acting so rudely!

The crazies, please end them

We’re tired of bedlam

And yes, we still love you both, hugely


Wishing all the Momma’s and kinder-caretakers a very Happy Mother’s Day!

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Thank You so much Su, from! #FabFridayPost
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Bloggers Pit Stop #22
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TY domesticatedmomster!
TY domesticatedmomster!

7 thoughts on “Mother’s Day: A new lifetime of uncompromising love

  1. Hi Lisa,
    Amidst the cute photo of your girls and a great poem, there were some real sad issues here. You seem to be putting them behind you, and I am glad. Thank you so much for all the exposure you give Pit Stop each week on Twitter– much appreciated!
    Thank you for bringing your post to the Blogger’s Pit Stop.
    Janice, Pit Stop Crew


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