The poem is printed onto the highest quality A4 paper (250gsm) using Dura-Bright waterproof ink. There is no mount around the print.
Each print is lovingly produced to order. Our unframed prints arrive flat, wrapped in cellophane, in a super stiff envelope.
This mum poem is a witty, affectionate verse about mothers and all they do for us. It can be personalised in two ways.
Our unique A4 mum print makes the perfect gift for mums, whether it's for a birthday, Christmas, Mother's Day or even a new parent.
Written by Bespoke Verse poet Joanna Miller, this poem appeared in VOGUE in December 2012.
Whether she's a fairy cake baker, a tireless clapper or a list compiler, everyone will recognise the heroine described in 'What is a Mum?'
We offer you the free option of changing the wording of the title and last line from 'Mum' to 'Mummy', 'Mam' etc.
The print comes unframed.
You may also add a complimentary personalised message at the bottom of the page, beneath the last line of the poem. We will remove the last two rhyming lines to make room to do this (ending 'nagger' and 'nana.'). We recommend no more than 8 words per line.
Background colours options are: grey, green, taupe.
What is a Mum?
A weaner & musher, a milky tooth brusher
A rocker & feeder, a storytime reader
A fairy cake baker & fancy dress maker
A wiper & washer & bad habit squasher
A dirty sheet changer, a room rearranger
A keen stain remover, a wielder of hoover
A peeler & cooker, appointment booker
A loyal defender & Christmas card sender
A playdate arranger, alerter of danger
A suitcase packer, a dishwasher stacker
A be quiet hisser, a cuddly kisser
A walker, a talker & sometimes a stalker!
An early riser, a birthday surpriser
A list compiler, a proud parent smiler
A letter writer, a party inviter
A sticker & sewer & all-purpose knower
A fun micky-taker, a known confiscator
A talented wrapper, a tireless clapper
A lavatory flusher, a praiser & gusher
A listening ear, & a good refereer
A source of a fiver, a free taxi driver
A teenager tamer, a dirty mess blamer
A smoothie blender & broken heart mender
A consummate shopper, embarrassing bopper
A grocery bagger & homework nagger
A wedding day planner & even a Nana...
Thats what makes a Mum!
Copyright Joanna Miller 2012. (Author's permission required to reproduce this poem.)