In Times of Trouble

entry picture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In times of trouble,

they need me.

In times of peace,

they can't stand me.

 

In times of trouble,

they say, "I love

you Mom."

In times of peace,

they would rather die

than admit this.

 

In times of trouble,

they come to me

for advice.

In times of peace

they think I'm

too old.

 

In times of trouble,

I say, "Believe me

I've been there."

In times of peace,

they say, "Yeah right,

your just to old

to understand."

FamilyKidsMotherhood

◄ Ragged Man

There's More to Me ►

Comments

Profile image

Cynthia Buell Thomas

Sun 12th Feb 2012 15:01

Your poem makes me think of the most common concept of God. I enjoyed the read.

Profile image

Jon

Tue 7th Feb 2012 22:47

Hi Shirley
I really enjoyed reading this and must admit the sentiments expressed are totally spot on when it comes to children/family relationships. Nice to see you're back again! (p.s; still love the illustrations) x

If you wish to post a comment you must login.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message