Lit.Org - a community for readers and writers Advanced Search
 




Average Rating
0.00

(0 votes)

You must login to vote

Rocking in my mother's chair
Listening for the creak
Cradled in my mother's arms
Her heart beat 'gainst my cheek

That old oak chair would creak so low
When mom would rock just right
The wooden squeak of joints worn weak
Accompanied the night

With dishes dripping by the sink
Mom's glass of wine nearby
She'd sweetly share her rocking chair
My legs crooked round her thigh

The rhythmic rock of chair and mom
Kept time with her heartbeat
These lullabies they closed my eyes
How could my bed compete?

Palmolive'd hands received my weight
Warm lemon in my nose
I'd breathe in deep, pretend to sleep
Till finally I'd doze.


Related Items

Comments

The following comments are for "My Mother's Rocking Chair"
by lynzertorte

poetry
that was beautiful,makes me want to go back home

( Posted by: suez-q [Member] On: October 15, 2003 )

Rocking Chair
~Lynzertorte~

Nice poem, I enjoyed this read. Lord knows I can remember back in my youth days with my "Mother" rocking me in that "old Rocking Chair."

Blessings

{{{Jeannie}}}

( Posted by: JEANNIE45 [Member] On: October 16, 2003 )





Add Your Comment

You Must be a member to post comments and ratings. If you are NOT already a member, signup now it only takes a few seconds!

All Fields are required

Commenting Guidelines:
  • All comments must be about the writing. Non-related comments will be deleted.
  • Flaming, derogatory or messages attacking other members well be deleted.
  • Adult/Sexual comments or messages will be deleted.
  • All subjects MUST be PG. No cursing in subjects.
  • All comments must follow the sites posting guidelines.
The purpose of commenting on Lit.Org is to help writers improve their writing. Please post constructive feedback to help the author improve their work.


Username:
Password:
Subject:
Comment:





Login:
Password: