Saturday, May 8, 2010

A Bit Dramatic, Yes, But You Get the Point


There was a young man loved a maid
Who taunted him,"Are you afraid,"
She asked, "to bring to me today
Your mother's heart upon a tray?"

He went and slew his mother dead
Tore from her breast her heart so red
Then towards his lady-love he raced
But tripped and fell in all his haste.

As the heart rolled on the ground
It gave forth a plaintive sound.
And it spoke, in accents mild:
"Did you hurt yourself, my child?"

Jean Richepin


A most wonderful Mother's Day to you all!!!!

38 comments:

  1. hahaha! Dramatic? Yes. Is drama needed to drive home the point to those so dramatic as to rip out your heart (which the 'I hate you's sufficiently do)? Why, yes. Yes it is.

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  2. Wow - I will keep this for when my son gets married! (LOL) A HAPPY Mother's Day to you, Alexandra!! You are most deserving!

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  3. Hilarious and at the same time, Oh So True!

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  4. I think you should send it to the folks at Hallmark. They need to branch out a little.

    Happy Mother's Day!

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  5. I don't think that was a very nice girl. He should take up with someone else.

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  6. I like that.

    Happy Mother's Day to you!

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  7. Mother has the last say!.....

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  8. Love it and so true! Happy Mother's Day to you.

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  9. A mother will always have the last word, especially when it comes to the girlfriend. Muh-ha-ha!

    I love this!

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  10. Oh, brilliant! Would have never understood this before I had my own kids...

    Happy Mother's Day!

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  11. hormonal pregnant person over here who just wept over that poem! good one!

    Of course, metaphorically, I did rip my MIL's heart out of her chest and moved him to FL. :)

    Happy Mother's day!

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  12. Nice. I just hope my mother in law doesn't feel that way about me!

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  13. Ha! You're a nut! (Or the boyfriend is. And possibly his mom.)
    (on a semi-serious note, i wonder if that's what it feels like for mamas' when their BABY BOYS get married. I hope that I'm not a momzilla. Ugh.)
    Happy Mother's Day!

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  14. Hilarious is right....I see a Tim Burton film in the making!

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  15. Wow. That's a good one. I just hope I don't get married any sooner... LOL
    Have a great day...:)

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  16. Oh, man, is this true! I sometimes feel like I should just divide my own heart into three pieces and parcel it out to my kiddos. They've got a lock on it anyway! =>

    Happy Mother's Day to you!!

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  17. disturbing and creepy. right up my alley! love it!

    Happy Mother's Day!

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  18. The Coupon Sista wishes to say happy Mother's Day to her majesty!
    Stopping by from Saturday SITS sharefest.

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  19. That's odd. lol.

    My husband's mom told me she was glad we got married, because my husband couldn't take care of himself. Lol. Plus, he's the 3rd of 4 boys to get married.

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  20. That was perfect! Too perfect!

    Have a very, very happy and peaceful Mother's Day, my friend.

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  21. LOL, so true, so true!!! Frikkin brats have us right where they want us!!! BTW, thnx for the translation on the angst speak, my oldest, & only boy, is jumpin' in to puberty with both feet, that was helpful!! HA!! Happy Mother's Day to you my dear, & I think I'm stealing your Homeschooling warning over there for my sister (she homeschools too & gets a lot of crap for it....but her oldest is the biggest social butterfly you'll ever meet, that girl is doin' just fine thnx!!) :-D

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  22. Ah, even better, a whole site for her perusal!! Sweet, I will send her there!! :-D

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  23. she wasn't right for him anyway...Mother get the last word!
    Happy Mother's Day to you!

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  24. Yes, I get the point (-:

    Happy Mother's day friend!!!

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  25. I think that "fair maiden" needs some therapy, the young man in question certainly will!

    Happy Mother's Day, you!

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  26. I see you put me on your blog roll and I will now put you on mine. However, you were apparently too busy translating your children's conversations to be a follower on my blog. To show I am not a small minded person, I will follow YOU first.

    Your friend, Quid Pro Quo.

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  27. I loved it! Happy Mothers day to you. Glad you stopped by my blog and started following, you led me to you and I absolutely loved the conversation between you and your son (last post).

    Will be following you as well as soon as the thinger on the side comes up so I can click on the button.

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  28. Are you trying to make me cry?

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  29. Ohhhhhh. I gotta share this with my boys!

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  30. this made me tear up...maybe i'm getting my period or something.

    happy mother's day to you!

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  31. Funny but true....sigh!

    I included you in my post today you sweet Mom you!

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  32. Happy Mother's Day, sweet Empress!!! From my bleeding heart to yours.

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  33. Well ... that is different, to say the least.

    And I suspect my heart would not be nearly as understanding...

    Happy Mother's Day!

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  34. Love that! I'm sending this to all my nephews and their mothers!

    Hope your Mother's Day was grand.
    jj

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  35. really a delightful read...what treasures we sell for the thoughts of love...a mothers love is never ending. hope you had a great mothers day!

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  36. Never read that before, dramatic but a mother's love is definitelt dramatically deep! Loved this.

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  37. http://itistimetothinkformyself.blogspot.com/2010/05/jingles-may-follower-award-week-2.html

    awards for u.
    Happy Tuesday!

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  38. I'm glad you enjoyed this poem...

    It says it all. I have always loved it, though my boys find it sick, and don't like how I keep it framed for all to view.

    I say, love on, mothers!

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