Happy Birthday, Mom

Happy birthday, Mom

Six years have passed, I know

I can’t lie it still feels like

You were just with me, though

You’re missed more than anything

In thoughts each, every day

And yes it’s true that not for you

I’d have no words to say

Everything I’m doing

Every word I write

Is fueled by all the things I saw

When we would talk at night

Happy birthday, Mom

I hope you hear this now

When some day they ask I’ll say

It’s simple: she was how


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