Treasure Island

RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

A Mother's Song


Sunshine sung into a song, making everyone feel sad and elated
at the same time.
Being sung nightly by a mother to her seven children, filled
with her heart's love as she showered it upon them with her
sweet softened voice.
Holding tears within her eyes as she choked up on the sadness
of life and bursting with joy at the refrain.

Submitted: Sunday, December 01, 2013
Edited: Monday, December 02, 2013

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Mom would always sing to us, I guess sometimes the song was one
her Mom sang to her when little. Mom would get choked up while singing it's happy melody to us. Probably remembering one of the good times with her own Mom.

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