Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

To Mom

"You painted no Madonnas 
On chapel walls in Rome, 
But with a touch diviner 
You lived one in your home. 

You wrote no lofty poems 
That critics counted art, 
But with a nobler vision 
You lived them in your heart. 

You carved no shapeless marble 
To some high-souled design, 
But with a finer sculpture 
You shaped this soul of mine. 

You built no great cathedrals 
That centuries applaud, 
But with a grace exquisite 
Your life cathedraled God. 

Had I the gift of Raphael, 
Or Michelangelo, 
Oh, what a rare Madonna 
My mother's life would show!"
--Thomas W. Fessenden

Happy Mother's Day Mom.
I love you.


Anonymous said...

Thank you precious daughter!
I love you today and always...

His Doorkeeper said...

So very sweet! Happy Mother's Day! You have such beautiful kids! All of them!!!

3 Peanuts said...

I hope you had a lovely Mother's Day!!!