Mum

She Lives On

In scents of Olay, nail lacquer entferner, roasting beef and summer sun.Pictures of feet up, laid back, rays bronzing legs and peace firmly etched in on her faceIn summer ice creams slurped with a wry smile and a cheeky game of cardsSoft hands, long fingers and kindness, never ageing, smiles while I paint her nails …

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Things change

Things change, a well known saying goesIts often said and always trueMakes it no easier when it happensLeaves us feeling no less blue Its easy to forget the care requiredTo keep connections strong and boldWhen they haven’t been tended well enoughThey become frayed and tired and old Its hard to believe the truth sometimesLooking back at love once sharedTimes …

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Legacy

Mothers day its plain to seeThe hardest one ever for meNo card to buy, no shopping doneNo present for my beautiful mum I thank the lord from deapest depths of my heartThat from my memories I’ve not had to partEach one is a blessing and a curseThey bring both smiles and wounds to nurse There …

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Priceless…

A style of jumper, a lipstick wornIt’s amazing what can make me feel tornMemories of time all gone byTruth be told, time really does fly Images drift through my mindI honestly know life has been kindSome warm my heart, some make me sadbut treasured are all, for each one I’m glad Our time in Maldon …

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Merry Christmas Mum xxx

As Christmas time grows good and nearWe are told our hearts should be full of cheerEach carol sung seems empty and hollowFestive spirits a bitter pill to swallow Decorations now are only half hungTinsel missing and lights not strungCards not written and food not boughtThis year just seems it’s all for nought My heart feels …

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I can see

I can see my mum, She’s dancing around my headVisions of her smiling faceTucking me into bed I can see my mumA hand of cards she holdsTrying not to disappoint my girlHer winning hand she folds I can see my mumStirring her warming potMaking her special gravy dish‘be careful the dish is hot’ I can …

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My Dearest

My dear old mum was feistyNever a truer words been said“Never let others tell youWhat sitting in your head” My dear old mum was kindHonest and true right through and through“treat others with love and careand they will do the same thing too” My dear old mum was stubbornand always knew just what to do“swear …

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Time

Time stands still for no oneNever a truer words been saidTonight I sit alone and cryKnowing no one is in her bed My dear kind mum I miss herThough I hear her words run through my headI wish I could hold or kiss herI hold each memory dear instead I cant believe that weeks have …

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Today

Today I lost my dearest mumToday the world stood stillToday the sound of silence rangIn the field I felt the chill Today I lost my dearest mumToday my tears did flowToday my heart did shatterPlease mum, no really, oh dont go… Today I curl and hide myselfHow does the world go on?Today just shouldnt happenI …

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