Mom, thank you for teaching me all that I know today
Even though sometimes I might want to play
You would have me stay
You have taught me to be independent
And always encouraged me
Even to go for vice president
Thank you for teaching me how to cook
And clean the whole kitchen to sparkle
Even though I didn’t use the cookbook
And thank you for spending lots of your time with me
And cleaning my clothes
And also teaching me how to do laundry
Thank you for always playing “toys”
Because I was too young to have friends
And thank you for acting like one of my “boys”
Thank you for teaching me how to laugh
And how to be funny
And always helping me with my math
Throughout all our times together I will always love you, Mom
Even when we yell
I will always love you, Mom
When we fight and shout
I will always love you, Mom
The simplicity of the poems and the deep care and love for relationships
Delicate petals and soft flowers
Are cozy seats for bugs
Bees eat the delicious nectar
off the flowers.
Love these lines. These lines so aptly describes the nature during spring time❤️❤️
Takes the reader there to wonderful setting of a beautiful spring day with the shining sun, flowers, soft and delicate petals, the bees, the smell of spring!
Nora touched all my senses with the sun, the flowers with the delightful smells, the cozy soft petals, the thunder! Very well written and takes the reader to the beautiful setting created by the poem.
Wonders of Nature
I can imagine the scene with the animals playing by the creek.
Amazing how she talks about saying goodbye to childhood being a child herself! Time does go by fast.
It is so true and from the heart. Friendship is like a seed!
I love this poem because by the end, I realize that she’s making a subtle but powerful connection between the animals she writes about and childhood. I first visualize animals playing but by the end I visualize children instead. It brings nostalgia to the reader and is very powerful!
What a powerful and perfect simile to compare friendship to a seed! Both are powerful and life affirming, and I love how the author uses the word “deep” both literally for a seed, and metaphorically for friendship. Very honest and powerful!
A beautiful poem, because it transports the reader to that essence of spring, that we all know and love. I can see and smell all the sites. My favorite part is how she compares the petals of flowers to being cozy seats for bugs. Wonderful imagery and use of metaphors.
Beautiful imagery! A great poem because it transports the reader to that special essence of spring which everyone loves!
Beautiful imagery! I can see the sun and bees, and smell the flowers and spring smell. The best poem because it transports you emotionally. Wonderful!
Mr Ajay Mehta
Loved the line “Friendship is a seed “