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To all the mammals that lay eggs,
To the Giraffe who looks at its calf stand on wobbly legs.
To the Lions who teach their cubs to roar
To the Eagles that teach their eaglets to soar.
To the Monkey that teaches its infant to swing
To the Hyena that will kill to protect its offspring.
To the Seahorse that carries eggs in its manly pouch
To the Bear that hugs its baby in a crouch.
To the Dog that will allow seven puppies to suckle its tits
To the Cat who purrs to its kittens while it babysits.
To Raksha, the She-Wolf in the Jungle Book
Mowgli was her cub-son, it didn’t matter how he looked.
To you who takes a seed and grows it to a tree
Or sets a caged bird free.
To you that carries a bit of your mother’s heart
Loves for the sake of loving and raises life as an art.
To you who understand Mother is not just a baby and a woman
Mother could also mean children and a loving man.