beloved birth momma
photo framed in jewelry
i wear your image

given name: Gladys
best friends nicknamed you “Happy”
do you smile at me?

i was sixteen months
when you were taken from us
my heart remembers

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In honor of my first mother with whom i share a valentine birthday. 

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Aug 10, 2014 @ 18:15:00

    to have that spirit living within.. one you know but yet not know.. has to be a special feeling.


  2. Constance Ann Morrison
    Aug 10, 2014 @ 15:49:36

    I’m sure she does smile at you. What a wonderful nickname! Thanks for sharing from this tender spot in your heart.


  3. ManicDdaily
    Aug 10, 2014 @ 11:25:40

    Oh – so sad. Very well done. k.


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