Single Moms

Poem By Eric Cockrell

the greatest heroes
in America today...
are the single moms,
out there, fighting and
scraping, working and
against all odds,
in spite of...
raising their kids,
loving their kids,
living for their kids!

Comments about Single Moms

Excellent. The positive side of the life of the single moms is wonderfully written.They love their kids and live for them and not for enjoying life.100%
Have to agree with Dave, I was very lucky to have both of my parents for as long as I did. But her sister my aunt Maria raised seven kids all by herself after my uncle died. It takes someone very special.
A lot of single mums can go through so much with help from no one. A great poem.

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