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A Lament for the Mother I Didn’t Get

Even at 45, I long for her to swoop in and make everything okay

Image by Rikki-Lee Wrighson via Scopio

Mom? Can you hear me?

Do you know I used to call for you? Whenever I was scared or lonely? I’ve called out for you so many times. I so often felt that no one else could help me. No one else could be there for me. There was no other love that would do.

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