Recipe For the Perfect Mom

By Vanessa Van Petten

If I could make a mother

This is what I would add

Without my little brother

And definitely without my dad

First use two cups of fairy dust

A then a sprig of sweet honey

Then my favorite homemade pizza crust

And her daily chamomile tea

I would make sure to add a big bear hug

With some little kisses too

And perhaps a cashmere rug

Because I ruined the last one with glue

Never wish for another

Because the one you have is all you get

And if she finds out you want a new mother

All she will do is fret

Be sure to add all of the parts

Into a big mommy bowl

Then sprinkle the top with little red hearts

And bake it into a roll

After two days in the sun

Give the mom cake a shove

Then your mom is ready for fun

And lots and lots of love.


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