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For Mother’s Day

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MOM IT’S DIFFICULT TO FORGET

Love hurts

I REMEMBER MOM

THAT OLD SONG

THAT YOU USE TO SING
WHICH IS NOW QUIET
EMOTIONS NO LONGER STIR.
I REMEMBER MOM

THE BEAUTIFUL AROMA
OF A FRAGRANT ORCHID

BUT THAT TOO, IS WILTED NOW
I REMEMBER MOM

THE NURSERY RHYMES
YOU USE TO SING TO US.

I REMEMBER MOM

AS YOU ATTENTIVELY
REMINDED ME

TO TRAVEL WITH HONESTY
I REMEMBER MOM

AS YOU LOVINGLY HUGGED ME,
HELD ME IN YOUR ARMS
PRAYING TO GOD, HIM TO BE

A COMPANION OF MINE.

I REMEMBER IT ALL

BUT NOW THAT YOU ARE GONE,
YOU FORGOT TO TELL ME

HOW TO FORGET YOU.

HOW CAN I TELL YOU,

HOW MUCH I MISS YOU ALREADY?
HOW CAN I CONSOLE YOUR LOVED ONES,

OTHER THAN JUST ME,

OF WHOM THERE ARE PLENTY?
HOW CAN I TELL THE LIL’ ONES
THAT YOU ARE NO LONGER HERE?
HOW CAN I TELL,

THAT YOU LOVED ALL OF US HERE?

I WILL JUST HUG AND KISS THEM ALL

JUST LIKE YOU DID AND YOU WOULD HAVE DONE
I DO IT, I WILL. FOR YOU AND FOR ME

I WILL TEACH THEM TO LOVE YOUR MEMORY
MOM! I PROMISE, I WILL, I WILL, I WILL.

By Eugene Laszlo Hegedus

Eugene László Hegedüs was a 17-year-old student in Győr, Hungary, when he had
to escape in November 1956. He arrived in the Buffalo area and spent six years
at the boarding home at Graycliff. Hegedüs worked for 20 years as a mathematics
teacher and eventually as assistant headmaster at the Calasanctius School. Maria,
his wife, was also a teacher there and both of his children attended Calasanctius.
Hegedüs worked for another 20 years as station manager for two local radio
stations. He fills his retirement with creative endeavors, including writing several
volumes of poetry related to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. He was able to return home after 34 years. He is anxiously waiting for his 50th wedding anniversary. He also keeps busy with five grandchildren, gardening, and expanding his work on the www.buffalowoodzoo.com .