Stories Worth Remembering

That Kind of Love

That Kind of Love

 By Todd F. Cope

 

On our streets can be found too many youth

Who are searching to rediscover

Those former feelings of security and trust

Once providing a real sense of cover.

Left behind are the days when they played in the yard

Side-by-side with sister and brother,

With the safety of home and real friends and truth

Now unknown in the places they hover.

Instead they are learning that life can be hard

When they’re forced to rely on each other,

And the thing they’re all seeking is some type of love

That the world keeps trying to smother.

But the love they are missing is not withdrawn,

It just can’t be supplied by another.

For that kind of love can only be drawn

From the well in the heart of a mother.

 

©1994

Todd F. Cope