Dr John Celes

(14-2-1957 / Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)

Mothers’ Day,2008


O thank you mom, for all the things you did;
O thank you mom, for being nice to us;
O thank you mom, for toiling hard for all;
O thank you mom, for all the love you gave!

O thank you mom, for being good to dad;
O thank you mom, for all the care you took;
O thank you mom, for teaching ‘ABC ’;
O thank you mom, for cooking foods tasty!

O thank you mom, for keeping us so clean;
O thank you mom, for dressing us so well;
O thank you mom, for telling us stories;
O thank you mom, for singing ‘lullabies’!

O thank you mom, for encouraging us;
O thank you mom, for words of kindness, love;
O thank you mom, for rearing us so well;
O thank you mom, for spanking us at times!

O thank you mom, for showing what is life;
O thank you mom, for training us tell truth;
O thank you mom, for being ‘role-model’;
O thank you mom, for showing way to Heav’n.

O thank you mom, for helping us to write;
O thank you mom, for nursing us when ill;
O thank you mom, for teaching how to pray;
O thank you mom, for giving birth to us.

Lovingly dedicated to our dear mom,
Mrs. Stella Antoniswami, (> 90yrs) Coimbatore,
Still alive, by the grace of God

Copyright by Dr John Celes 5-10-2008

Submitted: Saturday, May 10, 2008

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  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (5/10/2008 9:49:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot, dear poet, for this nice poem grateful to Mother, that you have written and submitted on time, of which I had not been able to find its like all over PoemHunter on Mother's Day eve 2008, to round up tomorrow morn's bouquet of poems shared. (Report) Reply

  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (5/10/2008 6:36:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot, dear poet, for this nice poem grateful to Mother, that you have written and submitted on time, of which I had not been able to find its like all over PoemHunter on Mother's Day eve 2008, to round up tomorrow morn's bouquet of poems shared. (Report) Reply

  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (5/10/2008 6:35:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot, dear poet, for this nice poem grateful to Mother, that you have written and submitted on time, of which I had not been able to find its like all over PoemHunter on Mother's Day eve 2008, to round up tomorrow morn's bouquet of poems shared. (Report) Reply

  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (5/10/2008 6:35:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot, dear poet, for this nice poem grateful to Mother, that you have written and submitted on time, of which I had not been able to find its like all over PoemHunter on Mother's Day eve 2008, to round up tomorrow morn's bouquet of poems shared. (Report) Reply

  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (5/10/2008 6:33:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot, dear poet, for this nice poem grateful to Mother, that you have written and submitted on time, of which I had not been able to find its like all over PoemHunter on Mother's Day eve 2008, to round up tomorrow morn's bouquet of poems shared. (Report) Reply

  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (5/10/2008 6:01:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot, dear poet, for this nice poem grateful to Mother, that you have written and submitted on time, of which I had not been able to find its like all over PoemHunter on Mother's Day eve 2008, to round up tomorrow morn's bouquet of poems shared. (Report) Reply

  • Erhard Hans Josef Lang (5/10/2008 6:00:00 AM)

    Thanks a lot, dear poet, for this nice poem grateful to Mother, that you have written and submitted on time, of which I had not been able to find its like all over PoemHunter on Mother's Day eve 2008, to round up tomorrow morn's bouquet of poems shared. (Report) Reply

  • Kesav Easwaran (5/10/2008 3:51:00 AM)

    the deep affection respect and love towards one's mother canot be better expressed...a lovable poem to read... (Report) Reply

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