Mama

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She is long gone

So long I have to strain to hear her voice

Down the years

The last thing she said to me though 

Clear as day

Like the sun through mists of dawn 

‘Oh Janey’

An unexpected heartfelt sigh

Two words could not contain more depth

For she was lost to me long before

She left this earth

Or so I thought

Until the parting of the clouds

So brief

To give to me her last farewell 

©️Janey Colbourne 2018

#grieving#loss#mothersdaydementiaMum

◄ For My Sisters And Brothers Of Colour

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Janey Colbourne

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 19:37

Thank you very much Christine. I can relate xx

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Christine Renshaw

Tue 2nd Oct 2018 12:17

This poem is very poignant and powerful. I have a poem about memories of my mum too , chokes me up everytime I read it out x

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