The Gift You Are

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Today is a special day it is my Mom’s Birthday!
I am who I am today because of you Mom. This poem is for you. I love you!


The Gift You Are

I see the gift you are
in unexpected moments
when wonder plays across your face
when your eyes sparkle
with excited delight
and blush your cheeks.

I see the gift you are
when a song becomes a time machine
and transports your heart
to moments of steamy daydreams
far away from dinner pleas
and makeitbetter kisses.

I see the gift you are
when he takes your hand
pulls you close to whisper;
when you shift closer to his side
and your heart soars
without the need to land.

I see the gift you are
when I look in the mirror
and see your spunk
smiling though
the light brown eyes
you passed down to me.


Happy Birthday Mom, I hope you have a great one!

Shared with the fantastic poets at dVerse for #OLN

8 replies
  1. Mary
    Mary says:

    What a beautiful tribute to your mom. I like especially the last stanza, when you look in the mirror and you see qualities of your mom looking back at you!

  2. Madhumakhi
    Madhumakhi says:

    I initially thought it was a poem written for a child but i loved the way it ended. It’s such a lovely tribute to a mother. Yes, a mother is the best gift our creators have ever given us. I love the way you see her everywhere.

  3. claudia
    claudia says:

    that is a beautiful ode to your mom….they give so much and it’s cool when we see a bit of them in us as well like you did in your own eyes

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