Tanka: Mother

through selfless caring
honest christian charity
brought peace to the poor
with honour we recognise
the nun who became a saint



Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu
Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu
Saint Teresa of Calcutta

26 August 1910
5 September 1997

9 thoughts on “Tanka: Mother

  1. I had written this with her in mind back in 2016:

    Goodness Within

    Goodness is in
    all that she does
    because within
    there never was
    a single thought
    considered not
    wholly holy.

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