still missing mom

one week after your death

i went shopping at the “salv”

the place I go when funds are low

and my mind is tired 

of “stinkin thinkin”

your passing lay heavy on me

then i heard a music box playing 

Ava Maria

and quickly followed the sound

to find a plastic Madonna

on a wooden shelf

 it was playing your song 

a song my oldest sister sang

so beautifully

that you loved

i sang it too while sitting vigil

although an octave lower

those memories forever stay

 and i played her for you today

still missing you mom ♥

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 Comments

  1. We have things in common. You might like my homeopathic/herb pantry. Funny, Ave Maria always makes me think of my mother in the soul – not with my mind. By the topics you write on, I can tell it’s ALL rising from you…keep going. And thank u for the likes. I posted thoughts on the successful blogger and the art of writing last night, if it interests.

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