Daily Archives: May 7, 2016

Oh Mother

Oh Mother our lives have changed so much over this past year.
I can’t get through a single day without shedding a tear.

Oh Mother, I pray that you will enjoy your special day.
We are missing Dad, but that will never go away.

Oh Mother, our faith, our trust, our love, will see us through.
I thank you still, for all of the things that you still do.


Happy Mother’s Day Mom!

One night a couple of months ago, I was tired and my mind was overflowing. I needed at least a little downtime and some quiet. I sat alone at my keyboard, and I felt a poem, a rhythm, that I needed to capture.

Grammy enjoys handing out the gifts

Eventually I turned on some music and I came across this instrumental that I have grown to thoroughly enjoy. To me, this tune playing and the flow of words go hand in hand. That’s how I see it and hear it. Either way, this is how it came out.

Oh Mother I am grown now, can I turn it back some how?
Just to live life again, but to see you then, as I do now.

Oh Mother hold me again, as only you could, and did.
In your eyes, and in my heart, forever linked, just a kid.

Oh Mother rock me to…

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Where Have I Scene This Before?

Sometimes I happen along during the day-to-day and I see something that reminds me of a scene I have seen somewhere before. In this case, it was turkey vultures on a pole, and it reminded me of another scene. Maybe it’s a stretch, but that’s how my mind works.


Turkey vultures that I saw. (c) 1inawesomewonder

(c) Disney

Scene I was reminded of from The Jungle Book. (c) Disney