A Pensieve: Motherhood

How exciting! A brand new, made up, job well done!, poem style by my bloggy friend, Robin! Today we make history together. Robin made it; We’ll write it. It’ll be recorded in the halls of internet fame forever: Cuz you know, once you blog it you can’t take it back. ๐Ÿ˜›

I’ve chosen to write my Pensieve about Motherhood. A challenge since the poem utilizes each of the five senses. But I believe I can do it. Let’s see:

Proverbs 14:1 “The wise woman builds her house, But the foolish tears it down with her own hands.”


Envisioning each hope for her children as clearly as her own, a mother’s eyes unique alone

Laughing, sharing, correcting, teaching and guiding- a mother’s words imprinted on the hearts of the young

A mother’s hands doing double duty to discipline and comfort must never stop with the work to be done

No scented candle can compare with the fragrance of a baby’s embrace, a nuzzled neck at bedtime prayer, or the aroma of a wisely built home

The fruits of these labors sweet, a passion fruit unrivaled in all else of life.

Visit Robin @ Pensieve to see more! I can’t wait to see what everyone else wrote and I’m sure Robin can’t either. The above photo is of a statue by Charles Grafly at Wichita State.

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July 25, 2008 9:25 am

ooooh… another one that I can embrace. Beautiful!

Visit Pamela at http://www.thedustwillwait.blogspot.com and read: Pensieve’s Poetic License

July 25, 2008 9:54 am

Oh, Amber…wonderful!

I’ve read only a few of these, and I have to admit…they’re blowing my mind! I had NO idea how much I’d love the form until now that I’ve read a few.

Perhaps because they engage all the senses, the pensieve helps me to see as the author has written; I have understanding into the way they’re thinking.

Wow…can’t wait to keep going.

THANK YOU for being part of this groundbreaking (snicker) work!


Visit Robin ~ PENSIEVE at http://pensieve.typepad.com/pensieve and read: Under normal conditions, tiramisu and water bottles have nothing in common

July 25, 2008 12:02 pm

Amber, this was precious, true, good, what else needs to be said girl?!!

I really enjoyed this, and as a mother, and because it used all of the senses, this really touched me. Thanks so much. Glad I stopped by.

Visit Peculiar at http://www.howdowegettherefromhere.blogspot.com and read: DEBUT OF THE PENSIEVE–A POETIC LICENSE TO MAKE HISTORY!

July 25, 2008 12:19 pm

Wow that was amazing I loved it!!!!
Great Job Keep up the work..

crickl's nest
crickl's nest
July 25, 2008 3:41 pm

Wonderful! I loved it and think this is a very fun form of poetry.

Visit crickl’s nest at http://cricklsnest.blogspot.com and read: July 2008 Poetic License

July 25, 2008 5:33 pm

That’s awesome, Amber. What a perfect description of motherhood. ๐Ÿ˜€

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July 25, 2008 8:12 pm
July 25, 2008 8:53 pm

Beautiful, just beautiful!

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July 25, 2008 9:15 pm

Bravo, very well done!!!

Visit Joy at http://whendoesdaddycomehome.blogspot.com and read: Clomid

Karmyn R
Karmyn R
July 26, 2008 11:03 am

I think you did marvelous – exactly right about motherhood

July 27, 2008 3:34 pm

Very well done – the taste bit was the hardest for me to imagine when contemplating my own, but you have a marvellous job employing a metaphor!

Visit jeanie at http://jeanieinparadise.blogspot.com and read: Pensieve

Brandon Satrom
Brandon Satrom
July 28, 2008 7:17 am

Very nicely done. I loved the seeing line, the idea of a mother seeing hope for her children, and that it is a sight only she possesses. Nice imagery!

Visit Brandon Satrom at http://brandonsatrom.com and read: July Poetic License

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