Poems by Kathy J Parenteau

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  • Mighty Oak

    • Published: September 2010
    Strong And Inspiring Like A Mighty Tree

    in Inspirational Poems

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    Stand tall, oh mighty oak, for all the world to see.
    Your strength and undying beauty forever amazes me.
    Though storm clouds hover above you,
    Your branches span the sky

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    This poem has greatly touched me. The poet has a firm faith in his father, which every son ought to have. A father is the center point for a son's life. To have faith in him and live the life...

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  • My Mother, My Angel

    • Published: September 2012

    in Mother Death Poems

    Once upon a time an angel held my hand.
    She wiped away my tears and helped me understand
    Our time on Earth is brief; there are lessons to be learned.
    Each precious day God gives us, another page is turned.

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    It will get better, I promise you, and there will come a day when you remember moments from your childhood with smiles and joy. I thank God every day for my mother even though she has crossed...

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  • How Grateful I Would Be To Have Just One More Day

    • Published: December 2013
    Missing Mother

    in Mother Death Poems

    If I could have just one more day and
    wishes did come true,
    I'd spend every glorious moment
    side by side with you.

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    We all wish for one more day with the loved ones we've lost. I wish for one more day to be with my mum. She was one of the sweetest, most loving and caring mothers in the world. She was my...

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  • A Prayer For Mama

    • Published: December 2011

    in Dying Poems

    My dear sweet heavenly father, I come to you today
    with faith and hope; I ask, send an angel Mama's way.
    I know her time is near and soon you'll take her home
    to stroll across the streets of gold where other angels roam.

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    In my mom's final hours, I found this poem. I read it to her then, and I read it at her funeral. Words really couldn't express my pain. She put me through a lot. There were a lot of good...

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  • Remember Me

    • Published: September 2013
    Poem Encouraging Others To Make The Most Of Each Day

    in Meaningful Poems

    If I were to leave this world today, I'd want to be remembered, it's true,
    for going that extra mile just to show my love for you.
    I'd want for you to be proud of me and know I always tried.
    When you hurt, I did, too; your tears I also cried.

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    Beautiful poem. It inspires me a lot with Einstein's words, "Try not to be a success but of value." It goes into my inner core and resonates a deep feeling in me, to live a purposeful life....

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  • If Heaven Had A Window

    • Published: June 2013
    Poem About Wanting To See Mom In Heaven

    in Mourning Poems

    If heaven had a window and God granted me a view
    of all the beauty it beholds, I'd only look for you.
    I'd listen for your laughter that was always music to me.
    Your beautiful hair and hazel eyes are what I'd wish most to see.

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    On August 2, 2019, my younger brother was in a motorcycle accident that ruptured his aorta. He had surgery and came out okay. I left the hospital, which was against my better judgement. He...

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  • Mama's Christmas Miracle

    • Published: November 2011

    in Christmas Poems

    Mama told me a story a long, long time ago, not like any that I'd ever heard,
    all about a little girl mama used to know, how I remember every word.
    Seems like a lifetime ago, though I remember it so well.
    It was a Christmas Eve I'll never forget as far as I can tell.

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    I love this poem. It touched me in the heart. I read it and wept; I love this poem. This made me change my heart and perspective of Christmas and its true meaning. Thanks for making me change...

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  • Suddenly With The Blink Of An Eye

    • Published: August 2013

    in Growing Up Poems

    The sun was brilliantly shining.
    It was a picture of a day,
    when I stared outside my window
    and watched my son at play.

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  • The Robin And The Crow

    • Published: May 2013
    A Tale Of Friendship And Sharing

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    A robin and a crow were perched upon a fence,
    an unlikely combination, but they seemed to be good friends.
    Standing in the mid-day sun each on a separate picket,
    basking in its rays while staring at a cricket.

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  • Santa's Lazy Elf

    • Published: December 2018
    Cute Christmas Poem About Working Hard

    in Christmas Poems

    Five more days till Christmas.
    Santa and his crew
    were working overtime making
    children's dreams come true.

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    I absolutely wish I wrote this brilliant, funny poem. Well done to the author.

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