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Dear Mother

when I was a baby
you held me in your arms
and rocked me to sleep
you were my world
and I wanted nothing else

when I was ten
you watched me ride my bike
and called out for me to be safe
I called you silly
but I liked the concern

when I was fifteen
I went on my first date
and you told me to call to be safe
when I came home in tears
I loved your embrace

when I was twenty
I dropped out of college
and you were sick
you didn't know how bad
but no one knew at that time

when I was twenty three
you died in my arms
as I read you a story you told me
and I cried as I was alone in the house
with your cold body

when I was a child
you told me you would be there forever
but you had to leave
and I understand
but that doesn't mean
I don't want you back

now as I grow up
I miss you all the more
because you watched me grow
and yet you still miss out on so much
of my life going forward

and now I sit
tear stains on my face
as I look through photographs
and say one last thing
'I love you, mom'
Dear Mother
I haven't written poetry in a while. Wanted to sit on a blank page and see what came out. My mother died two months ago.
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Hello my lovely friends and followers. I haven't been a very good deviant, leaving my groups unattended and basically ignoring this whole site.

Yet I miss you guys, and I miss the support. I miss the best place I had to publish my work, and actually getting feedback on it. I miss the contests and the groups and how you can find anything here.

Life update: I'm still working at the airport, and still writing every day. I completed NaNoWriMo for the third year in a row. Go me!

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SoulfulWingedOne Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your writing is so beautiful! A few even made me tear up
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PurpleWingsOnMyBack Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:(
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Sukoshikaze Featured By Owner May 3, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Happy birthday to ya! Hope ya have a great year full of wonderful creativity! 
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PatchworkLynx Featured By Owner May 3, 2016   Writer
Happy birthday!!! (\(^.^)/)
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Chefia-64 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! It's totally great! I just love what you post! Perfect :heart:
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RoxasLoverForEver Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2015  Student Artist
SIS!!! *glomp u* I'm so sorryyyy!!
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NovemberHawley Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday!!! =^o^=
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Oilux Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Student Writer
Why, thank you so much!
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AJInu-Okami Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday! Hope you're doing well :)
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Oilux Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Student Writer
I am! Thank you!
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