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Turning into Mom
by Joyce White
Saturday, April 24, 2010
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This is the one of the first poems in my new book, Conversing with the Masters. Enjoy!

                             Turning Into Mom

I hear my mom’s voice many mornings when I roll out of bed, her eyes looking back at me in a mirror, both of us crying a little,

it was our habit to refer back to minutes, weeks, months, or years gone by, when forced to keep doing, as opposed to enjoying each other,

when we sat eye-to-eye, we were estranged, waiting for our bodies to stop hurting, and our minds to stop accusing and excusing,

but now that she is deceased, I try to simplify my twisted feelings by trying to forgive and forget, and remember our anger at the world did not compromise our love for each other.

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
A deeply meaningful write the sentiments of which I truly can understand. Thank you, Joyce. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Mom and me? third world war explained, with never armistice in sight...

Georg

Reviewed by D Johnson
A wonderfully strong piece of writing.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by JMS Bell
A VERY GOOD, STRONG WORK THAT IS SAD...YET WORTH REMEMBERING AND SHARING. DONE WELL AND ENJOYED. THANKS FOR SHARING AND LOVE,
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
Joyce,

Beautifully written. Probably more people than would like to admit have skirmishes with their Moms. But in the end, love prevails. I'm sorry about your Mom, I lost mine also six years ago. Seems like yesterday, the pain is still there.

Mary
Reviewed by neerja gandhi
no-one ever compromises for love, on love...and there are people who never forget or forgive....
good wishes...nice write..remembering mother
thanks for sharing Joyce White
neerja
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