I am reposting this story and poem I wrote, Letter To My Mother Away because today is September 1st. Today is my mothers birthday and though I never got to send her birthday wishes the day is still special… and sad for me. Sadness, not anger.
Mother, I’m sad because I wish I could see you or at least talk to you. I’m sad because I wish we shared memories. I’m sad because I wish you allowed yourself to be strong enough to choose me. But I’m not angry at any of it. The rain outside right now doesn’t help much with the pain but I know the sun will shine again. I hope the sun shines again where ever you are, maybe it already is. Happy Birthday💕
“Who’s got a shoulder when I need to cry
I feel restless and I don’t know why
Cry for help, but still feel alone
Like a motherless child along way from home
Lord I’m lost I can’t find my way
I’m dealing with the struggles in my day to day
My soul is weak and I wanna be strong
I try to run away but I’ve been running too long…”
– Motherless Child lyrics
Everyone has a mother, that’s how we’re all here. That’s why many of us are getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day.
I haven’t been able to celebrate properly since my mother has been away, out of my life since I was about 3 from what I can remember. She was trapped in a high that could not accept motherhood. I always hoped some miracle would happen, where she would come back for me or…
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