Thank You Notes
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Thank You Notes

THANK YOU NOTE

I Should Have Said, “Happy Mother’s Day”

I didn’t know you were the one who loved me. Not all moms have given birth — some just gave life.

Photo of me taken by the husband of the lady I lived with. Image by Katie Michaelson.

Dear Helen,

“Happy Mother’s Day.” I wish I’d said these words to you when you were alive.

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Katie Michaelson

Katie Michaelson

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I’m a retired therapist who specialised in parenting. I write on the edge of verse and prose about plants and people and simple things.