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Mother Poster featuring the painting Held by Patti Spires Hamilton







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6.00" x 8.00"


8.00" x 10.00"





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Held Poster


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Held poster by Patti Spires Hamilton.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Beautiful painting! Congrats on your sale!!! -Kim

this painting is amazing, but the poem that goes with it truly speaks to the heart.

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We use acid-free paper with archival inks to guarantee that your posters last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.   All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Artist's Description

See my facebook page for poetry associated with this mother/daughter print. ~Held~ Little girl, frightened Held in the night Mother whispers: It will be alright Little girl, excited As the school year starts Mother holds her close With an ache in her heart Little girl, sad Held close in embrace Mother cries, too As tears stain her face Little girl, grown Living life, living free Mother holds on Knowing it�s not that easy Little girl, broken Angry� confused Mother reaches out Her touch, refused Little girl, lost Afraid in the night Chaos surrounds Little girl takes flight Laughter to tears Dreams to fears Honor to shame Freedom to chains Bound In the closet, the mother prays: God hold my baby while she�s running away Don�t let her go, draw her near� Give her direction; calm her fears. Hold her when I can�t Hold her...

About Patti Spires Hamilton

Patti Spires Hamilton

Connect with me on facebook: "Like" my page: I'm 'just me'... and anything I do, I try my best to do it for God; and anything I do well... is only because of God. I have a day job in sales - which requires a creativity all it's own... but I have always been a little 'artsy' ~ coloring, drawing, crafting, scrapbooking, decorating, writing ~ and this past year I thought about going back to school. I didn't have to think about it very long before I decided to try my hand at some things that really interest me instead! I started playing around with acrylics...yada, yada, yada (for all you Seinfeld fans), people seemed to like it... and here I am a few months later.... uploading photographs of my art -...

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