Sunday, May 8

A Boy's Mother
by James Whitcomb Riley

mother's_day

My mother she's so good to me,
Ef I was good as I could be,
I couldn't be as good -- no, sir! --
Can't any boy be good as her.

mother's_day_2

She loves me when I'm glad er sad;
She loves me when I'm good er bad;
An', what's a funniest thing, she says
She loves me when she punishes....

mother's day 5

She loves me when she cuts an' sews
My little cloak an' Sund'y clothes;
An' when my Pa comes home to tea,
She loves him most as much as me.

Mother's day 3

She laughs an' tells him all I siad,
An' grabs me up an' pats my head;
An' I hug her, an' hug my Pa,
An' love him purt' nigh as much as Ma.

Mother's day 4

Comments

Nahna said…
Love this...thanks for posting the poem and pictures. Happy Mother's day.

Love you
mom
Cat said…
Happy Mother's Day, Joanna! :)

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