Standard Posted by Brenda Davis Harsham Posted on May 10, 2015 Posted under Photography, Poetry Comments 52 Comments Cherry Blossoms for Mother’s Day Our oldest love, our first love, Unfolds with our own birth, Grows as we take our first steps. The love that makes us children again. We love you, Mom! Copyright 2015 Brenda Davis Harsham Ways to Share this:EmailPrintMoreTwitterTumblrPinterestPocketFacebookGoogleLinkedInRedditLike this:Like Loading... Related cherry blossomHappy Mother's DayholidayMother's DaynaturephotographpoemPoetry Post navigation ← Duchesses Spring Rain Crescendo → 52 thoughts on “Cherry Blossoms for Mother’s Day” This said it all, Brenda. So glad you have those great kids, hubby, dad and someone special always there cheering you lovingly on. xo LikeLike Reply Thanks, Robin. I’m so glad you have your family, too. Such beautiful stories of creek walking and games with your grands. LikeLike Reply A beautiful tribute on Mother’s Day. It is simple but says so much! I want to invite you to join the Free Style Writing Challenge. I hope you will be able to. LikeLike Reply Thanks, I wish I had time to participate, but I am already swamped with writing obligations. But I appreciate the honor of your asking me, and I hope you have a great weekend!! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I understand. Good luck with your other obligations. LikeLike Reply Thanks, I think my rain poem went well, despite writing it late at night. 🙂 LikeLike Reply 🙂 LikeLike Reply “A first love which unfolds with our own birth”… What a beautiful way to put it down in words!… A lovely tribute for Mother’s Day, dear Bren… Thanks for sharing! … Best to you. Aquileana ⭐ LikeLike Reply Thanks, Aquileana! May you be loved every day! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Beautiful and sweet. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Thanks! LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented: IT’S…NOT…TOO.LATE!!!!! LikeLike Reply It’s never too late to appreciate your mom! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Adorable! Nothing less. LikeLike Reply I liked how my photo came out. 🙂 That tree has no flowers left. That moment is gone, but my photo lives on. There is magic in that. LikeLike Reply Hello Brenda! Our childrens are surely the most precious treasure we have! these little tyrants:=) Caring for my son & loving him unreservedly — has been a sort of revelation to me. Being around him every day is also an opportunity to know myself better. He wrote me a few letters on Sunday. I was simply crying. I still have them on the table… and they will stay there for a long, long time! ps I did prepare your recipe! wonderful inspiration! thank you! LikeLike Reply Yeah! I am glad your son wrote beautiful letters. And I’m glad you made the salmon. I hope you liked it. 🙂 LikeLike Reply Beautiful… I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day Brenda.. xxx Hugs Sue LikeLike Reply I did and you? You have a different day in the UK, don’t you? LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes Brenda.. Our was back in March.. I had a good day then and a good weekend just past… Enjoy your week 🙂 xxx LikeLike Reply Good, having a good week here. Good weather, yeah! LikeLike Reply What a lovely poem! As a grandparent now I can watch and feel it all happening anew. LikeLike Reply Ah, I hope to get there one day… 🙂 LikeLike Reply Sweet Brenda – beautiful writing (love the photograph too)! LikeLike Reply Thanks, Mary. I do love cherry trees in bloom. LikeLike Reply ah, such a lovely tribute ) LikeLike Reply Thanks! I hope your MD was fab! LikeLike Reply Truly beautiful LikeLike Reply Thanks, Willow! XOXO LikeLiked by 1 person Reply 🙂 LikeLike Reply Simply Beautiful!!! LikeLike Reply Thanks!! 😀 LikeLike Reply Beautiful thoughts for Mothers Day, and Cherry Trees – my absolute favourite tree! 😀 Your poem made me think of my next door neighbours, they had their first baby six months ago, so that little one is yet to take their first steps with their Mum and Dad. But it had it’s first cold very recently – poor little thing, I heard it coughing and keeping Mum and Dad awake most of the night! She sounds like a very good mother – good mothers are very precious. I tweeted my rose image for Mothers Day, with a tiny micropoem – so you can have this one as you are a lovely Mother – Happy Mothers Day Brenda – hope you’ve had a good day!!♥ https://twitter.com/SuzyHazelwood/status/597429411596623872 LikeLike Reply “Only a rose will do for the one who has given so much” That is lovely, Suzie!! I agree, a rose is a perfect flower to symbolize the love of moms. My son gave me a card that made me cry. This is what it said on the front: “You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known, but even that is an understatement. — F. Scott Fitzgerald.” I might cry again now. I’ve had a great day!! XOXO LikeLike Reply Aahh…how truly gorgeous!! Yes, cry again and again, moments like that are well worth some worthy tears – how lovely!!!♥ So pleased you had a great day Brenda!! 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hapee Mother’s day! LikeLike Reply Thanks, mine was! XOXO LikeLiked by 1 person Reply xo! 🙂 LikeLike Reply Gorgeous! Thank you! Hugs, Jeanne Marie LikeLike Reply Reblogged this on Women Who Think Too Much by Jeanne Marie and commented: Beautiful flowers from Brenda…Happy Mother’s Day LikeLike Reply LOVE the poem too! LikeLike Reply Yeah! I only had about two minutes when my daughter ran off to try to say something new about a subject given a thorough yearly airing. I didn’t succeed, but at least my heart spoke. 😀 XOXO LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Loud and clear! XO LikeLike Reply Aww, I’m glad you could hear it. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks, JM! I hope your Mother’s Day was blessed and full of love! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply It was peaceful… LikeLike Reply Thank you for this exquisitely beautiful poem! Just had to reblog, thanks, Brenda. 🙂 Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers, and enjoy it those of you who participate in making it special. Special hugs for those of you who are missing your mothers… LikeLike Reply Ah, the pain of missing your mom… I know it well, and it’s an ache that stays in your heart. But the blessing of having been loved stays, too. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Reblogged this on the red ant and commented: This is so beautiful, I just had to reblog. LikeLike Reply Thanks for the compliment, Gipsika! I hope you had a great one! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thanks, I did – was thoroughly spoiled. LikeLike Reply Yeah! LikeLike Reply Comments welcome! Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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