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Mother's Day Poem (Annette Redmond Walters-Lafayette, LA)

Thank you for making all my birthdays bright
Celebrating all my years

Thank you for getting up late at night
And dispelling all my fears

Thank you for the values you taught me
Being patient as I learned

Thank you for filling me with glee
At every milestone I turned

Thank you for teaching me to be a woman
Others could look up to

Thank you for doing everything under the sun
That you could possibly do

Thank you for showing me the kind of mother
My son would need me to be


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