The one I can go to when I’m upset.
The one I take my anger out on when
someone else upsets me.
The one who puts up with my fanatical
lies, my mood swings, busy schedules
times 3 when I can’t keep up with one
and outlandish phases.
The one that shows me unconditional
love and in return only ask for a clean
Mom I can’t begin to tell you how
sorry I am. I’m sorry for the deception.
I’m sorry for not being there when you
needed me because there’s not a time
when you aren’t there for me.
I’m sorry for being selfish, for not
understanding that aren’t superwoman.
I’m sorry for not seeing beyond your
facade in front of people.
I became so used to you doing everything
that I forgot check on you. I forgot that
everyone needs someone. I forgot to be
You made me the person I am and are
the exact representation of who I want
to be- strong, caring, loving.
I couldn’t ask for more.
How do you love me without hesitation
with all that I’ve put you through?
How can you cry the tears of anxiousness
then smile like its nothing?
How do you carry the world on your shoulders
while running full speed, without missing
Mom, if there was a word stronger than love,
I’d use it. I adore you, I cherish you because
I know you feel the same about you.