Is it appropriate to observe a deceased mother's birthday with a poem?

Answer

It is perfectly appropriate to observe a deceased mother's birthday with a poem. Acknowledging that she has passed and commemorating her birthday shows that the person in mourning has successfully navigated the five stages of loss and grief.

Accepting the loss of a loved one and celebrating their life is the ultimate goal in the grieving process. Expressing one's feelings through poetry, journal writing or even music is a great outlet. There is no wrong way to observe the birthday of a deceased relative if it gives the grieving person a sense of peace. A great poem that could be used for such an occasion is "My Mother, My Angel" by Kathy J. Parenteau.

Reference:
Q&A Related to "Is it appropriate to observe a deceased mother's..."
Each year your birthday reminds me That I really want to say I'm very glad
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-a-mother-in...
im sorry for your loss. well we lost someone a while back. im sorry the time goes and it took you. i pleaded to god that it not be true. that it were a joke a prank of some kind.
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201206...
Mommy purist, Flour stained like Venus picturesque, Memory lost on sound, loudest eventurist, Longest weeks and looking like volcano-summurist, Mommy, said did like it was interest,
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201308...
Poem: I hope you feel deep in your heart, As your birthdays come and
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-a-good-birt...
Explore this Topic
There are a number of known birthday poems for the deceased. These poems can be tailored to family, friends, and lovers. How to celebrate a deceased parent's birthday ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com