A designated day to commemorate
all the wonderful mothers.
A nice thought but these women
are mothers every day of the week.
Not just for one day
that has been decided on
as “the” day.
Mothers across the world
are holding things down
taking care of their families.
Some in school and holding down a 9-5
A friend, a daughter and so much more.
Mothers get up and do their duty
consistently and without a second thought.
Countless moments of frustration
and despair, as theirs is a huge undertaking.
And not everyone is a great mother.
But at the end of the day
they do the best they can
with what they have.
After all, that’s what a mother is…
one who makes things happen
no matter what the odds are.
A thankless job, motherhood can sometimes be
But a huge “thank you” is indeed in order.
By Sylvia Porter-Hall