A Mother’s Wisdom

A Mother’s Wisdom

An hour past midnight. The cold winter winds blew in through the open window & I tightened my grip on the blanket. My room's door was shut, the phone placed on my ear turned static. I couldn't believe the words I just listened to. "It's over. I can't be with you." The sentence screamed in my mind and I realized it isn't a dream. A sudden gasp left my mouth followed by loud sobbing. I knew everyone's asleep so I muffled my mouth in the blanket. 10 minutes. 15... 20... 30... An hour... Two? Or more? I don't remember how & when I fell asleep.  A heavenly morning. All I remember is the next day my room's door was ajar, the sunlight warming my cold face and illuminating the room with a shade of white. Everything else stood as still as it was last night, only more brighter than ever. I wondered if I were dreaming it. "Good morning, Alfred." Ah, no. Not a dream. I heived a sigh...
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A mother’s lullaby.

A mother’s lullaby.

You've been the greatest gift of mine, Held you close to me for months nine. Your skin is so soft it makes me tickle, I'll take such care, nothing would cause you prickle. In daytime you play around with your dad, At night you cry but, I promise, I won't ever be mad. The first time when I saw your sweetest smile, I knew, to make you happy, I'd even walk a mile. You're my morning sunshine, sugar, You're my apple pie. And I vow, I'll love you till the day I die. ©The Honest Fabler ©Cover credits- Google Images...
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