Pia Andersson


My Son - Poem by Pia Andersson

My son is sleeping
and God is with him
Long legs all over the bed
Big hands on the blanket
sixteen
not a boy
not a man

How can this happen?
motherhood is a mystery
and a miracle

God is painting a masterpiece
as I am watching


Comments about My Son by Pia Andersson

  • Simone Inez Harriman Simone Inez Harriman (11/3/2015 3:03:00 AM)

    This poem touched my heart.....
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  • James B. Earley (2/19/2010 2:52:00 PM)

    A poignant instropection my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Afzal Shauq (10/18/2009 5:47:00 AM)

    a good tribute and advisory note for son being a good mother..loving mother.. a sweet piece of work with rich idea and impressive expression in shrt form..well done 10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Rommel Filoteo (11/12/2007 11:39:00 PM)

    Women like you will always be our mother, our teacher and our friend. In short, you always made a difference in our life. I like your poem so much, A great tribute to your son...
    God bless you always! (Report) Reply

  • rajagopal haran rajagopal haran (10/28/2007 6:45:00 AM)

    could see a mother in ' My Son'; good poem (Report) Reply

  • adil Khan (10/8/2007 1:55:00 AM)

    what a lovely poem.i have no words to describe it. (Report) Reply

  • marvin brato (9/26/2007 11:04:00 PM)

    Seeing the children grow happy in a good enivronment with our care and love is makes us parents proud and fulfilled! Wonderful pom Pia, high mark. (Report) Reply

  • Broken Peaces (8/27/2007 5:24:00 PM)

    Children that are loved are blessed (Report) Reply

  • Leonard Daranjo (7/13/2007 4:03:00 AM)

    Pia - Motherhood is indeed a mystery and a miracle and you are watching while God is painting His master piece. Profound feelings of a mother with all the questions and anxieties sublimely expressed.

    Take care (Report) Reply

  • Aashish Ameya (4/15/2007 11:42:00 PM)

    superb, i also wrote one on MOther, read any time... (Report) Reply

  • Dr.subhendu Kar Dr.subhendu Kar (1/27/2007 3:42:00 AM)

    Pia, beautiful thougt of a mother`dream being ftructified where mother is a sacred force of creativity eternal and womanhood is gradually being defined in its mystic way -syncratised & transcended (Report) Reply

  • Rajaram Ramachandran Rajaram Ramachandran (1/1/2007 3:17:00 AM)

    The best of God's creation is 'Mother.' If mother is worshiped, it means God is worshiped. (Report) Reply

  • Sue Ann Simar (12/1/2006 5:49:00 PM)

    Every mother knows these feelings, and I suspect, every father does, too. (Report) Reply

  • Jerry Hughes (11/25/2006 6:26:00 PM)

    Stunning piece of writing. Congratulations, Pia (Report) Reply

  • Risha : Ahmed (11/12/2006 8:08:00 AM)

    It is such a wonderful piece of literature. I want to go on reading it again and again.
    May be, when I will have kids of my own, I wil be able to understand the depth of your poem. I asked my mummy to read it and she loved it.
    Love,
    Risha (Report) Reply

  • Udit Kumar Sahoo (11/2/2006 5:08:00 AM)

    reading and re-reading your this gem of a poem leads one to believe that, except mother's love for the child, all other kinds of so called love are just wastes...undeserving of the tag of love.....such poems bear the hallmark of the purity of maternal love...thanks...Pia for the wonderful poem...regards...
    ....udit...02.11.2006. (Report) Reply

  • Nick Percowycz (9/2/2006 6:34:00 AM)

    THIS IS A MAGNIFICENT POEM! ! 10. (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain Melvina Germain (9/1/2006 9:23:00 AM)

    A true picture of a mother's love---Wonderful poem Pia---Melvina (Report) Reply

  • Chandan Roy (8/22/2006 2:03:00 PM)

    And, I was wondering why did I miss this poem for such a long time.... The words flows from your heart and your feelings are so transparent here...... Loved each and every word of yours here...... BEAUTIFUL WRITE! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Duncan Wyllie (8/13/2006 7:33:00 AM)

    This is so good, amazingly beautiful, as a prayer! !
    Well done Pia
    Thankyou for sharing this
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 5, 2005



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