My Mum: 1943 – 2009.

You can shed tears that she is gone,
Or you can smile because she has lived.

You can close your eyes and pray that she will come back,
Or you can open your eyes and see all that she has left.

Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her,
Or you can be full of the love you have shared.

You can turn your back on tomorrow and live yesterday,
Or you can be happy for tomorrow because of yesterday.

You can remember her and only that she has gone,
Or you can cherish her memory and let it live on.

You can cry and close your mind, be empty, and turn your back,
Or you can do what she would want: smile, open your eyes, love and go on.

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3 responses to “My Mum: 1943 – 2009.

  1. So sorry to hear about your mum. My thoughts are with you. Take care.

  2. I’m so sorry to read this. xx

  3. Very sorry to hear this. My warmest thoughts with you.

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