October 7, 2007 § 1 Comment

Hands toiled,
clothes soiled,
she breathes
and leaves
her scent.
Back bent,
red skin
so thin
for years,
lost tears
in sleep
to keep
her high;
night’s sigh-
low pay
work day:
Her gift
to lift
my dreams.
Love streams
the sum
of mom.


© Sonya Rose

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§ One Response to Cherish

  • philosophyoflife says:

    Deeply emotive of one whose ‘courage and devotion’ – of whose love will never die…

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