such a silly ditty

Dec 24, 2014

My mom came to visit the past few days and brightened my spirits immensely. She helped me get all the odd and ends done for Christmas and brought presents! Most of all, she gave my children some much needed love. It hasn’t been a very fun month for them because we haven’t been able to go many places and I haven’t been the most cheerful mom on the planet. She just drove away and this silly little ditty poured out of me…it isn’t good poetry or anything, but she’ll like it.

‘Twas the day before Christmas when all through the home
My mama is working herself to the bone
The dishes and laundry and cooking up treats
Are her gift to me as I sit on my seat.

Took kids to the movies and had lots of fun
She sure can keep up even if she can’t run
Her knee swelled up huge as she hobbled around
Taking us all out for fun on the town.

She took me shopping for stockings and groceries and stuff
We almost got hit, TWO TIMES, it was rough!
We giggled and laughed as I burped through the day
Oh, how I wish she could come here and stay!

Now mama must return to her quiet house
Where creatures aren’t stirring, not even a mouse.
She brought us some presents, some help, and some cheer,
We hope she’ll come back before the new year!

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  1. Liz

    Merry Christmas to a talented, wonderful light on this planet- you! I enjoyed the fun “revision”! Liz :)

    • tracy

      Liz, Merry, Merry Christmas to YOU! Your warmth and kindness are rays of sunshine in my life. Thank you for sticking with me!

  2. Tami

    Love it! I’m so glad she was able spend some time there!

    • tracy

      How is your knee doing after surgery yesterday? I meant to call today and check on you, but I didn’t get to it and now it is nearly midnight. Hope you are holding up well…love you!