Poem for my Mom

    • Anonymous
      May 11, 2008 at 5:47 pm

      God saw you getting tired
      & when a cure was not to be
      He wrapped his arms around you
      And whispered “come to me”
      In tears I saw you sinking
      I watched you fade away
      My heart was almost broken
      Because you fought So hard to stay
      I know you are at peace now
      free from suffering & pain
      So I will not wish you back here
      I’ll just say until we meet again
      Keep your arms around her Lord
      & give her special care
      Make up for all she suffered,
      & all that seemed unfair

      I Love & Miss you
      Always Loved & Never Forgotten

      Your Daughter

    • Anonymous
      May 11, 2008 at 10:28 pm

      Thanks you for sharing.

    • Anonymous
      May 11, 2008 at 11:48 pm

      That was so beautiful, thanks for sharing with us. Having had a very severe case of CIDP myself, I could really identify with what your mother went through. How hard I fought, how I let them try any treatments on me, over & over again, when to be truthful I did not care whether I made it or not, I felt that sick & the pain was unbearable. I do not know your mother’s age, but I was only 48 at the time, just not ready to give up. I knew my husband & 3 children were not ready either, so every day at Mayo I let the transport team take me for more procedures, more tests, more infusions.

      Even six years later, though I can walk (with AFOs & a cane), though I have much of the use of my hands back & have been making & serving every Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, birthday dinners, etc. for this entire family again, they will never know how exhausted I am, they could never begin to understand this kind of fatigue. My heart goes out to your mother, I can understand her fight, & know how much she wishes she could be with you today, no matter how much pain & fatigue.
      Blessings, Pam

    • Anonymous
      May 12, 2008 at 9:34 am

      Adina, The poem tells us how much you loved your mother.
      Thanks for sharing it.

    • Anonymous
      May 12, 2008 at 10:35 am

      Wonderful poem. It brings back memories of my own mother and her sufferings with health issues.
      thank you for sharing your poem

    • Anonymous
      May 12, 2008 at 10:41 am


      Thank you for sharing your poem. Reading, and re-reading it makes me remember how important each day is….