Momma’s Special Surprise

One of the great things about cleaning out spaces is you find stuff you forgot about.  While cleaning out those spaces in the cat room, I found a notebook from when I was the Sunday School Secretary at a church I attended when I first moved to South Carolina.  When I looked through the notebook I found this on the very last page.  From the dates on the other things I wrote I have determined that I wrote this poem during the Christmas season in early 2000.  I left it untitled so am giving it one now.

Momma’s Special Surprise

Hush little baby

Now close your eyes

Thank the Lord

You’re momma’s special surprise.

The cattle are lowing

The angels rejoyce

The shepherds are waking

The magi are here

Just to see our sweet face

Rest in your manger

Close those sweet eyes

Thank the Lord

For momma’s special surprise

The time will soon come

My special Son

When people will realize

Just how special you are.

Wrapped up tight

Lying in that sweet hay

Thank you Dear Lord

For momma’s special surprise.

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