African Mothers

Our cries woke them up
Our falls messed them up
Our foolisness pissed them off
Our sickness kept them up
Our successes stirred them up
A man could never understand child delivery

Neither can He persuade himself that he understands her love. She loves boldly and defiantly. She fights silently and cries in her closet
The tree could never understand why it sways
But it could never withhold it’s appreciation from the wind
Mothers are roses with thorns
With their beauty they amaze
With their thorns they protect and preserve

A mother’s love is the only parallel to God’s love.
The African mother is an industry
The African mother is a hospital
The African mother is a school
The African mother is a home
The African mother is a library
The African mother is a penitentiary
The African mother is a judicial system
The African mother is the law and the lawyer The African mother is a religion She is God’s ambassador She is the clergy and the congregation
The African mother is a mystery

She’s the parent and the parenting
A cane in one hand and a balm in the other
With two spoons she feeds a family
Without rewards she is the family
The African mother is the society. The African mother is the cook, the food and the kitchen She strives and she makes it spark She is a mother to every child

She slaps, she kicks and she knocks

She maybe the pain and the comforter
The race and the runner
The grace and the law
She has jokes and she has her wisdom
That’s the African mother Her love is tough Her counsel invaluable Her persistence unfathomable Her struggles indescribable And her parenting incomparable Happy mother’s Day to all African mothers and prospective mothers

Written by; MICHAEL KOOMSON
TUTOR AT EGUAFO ABIREM SNR SCHOOL…

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A cane in one hand and a balm in the other
This line tells it all… they are the pain and same time comforters…Happy Mama’s day to all women

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The African mother is the source of all livelihood! Happy mother’s day to all mothers :hamburger:

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The African mother is a whole library! My God richly bless all African mother most especially @Krakye1 mother :pray: :sunflower: :medal_sports:

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When an African mother dies, the entire African continent must morn because a whole library has burned :rofl:

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Happy mother’s day to the mother of civilization!

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