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Lost her mum

Lost her mum at thirteen Worse news there’s never been. Her youth alone No mum to phone. Dad tried his best Once mum was put to rest. It’s not the same She still felt the pain. No mum when wed, A tear she shed. Nor for her first born Leaving emotions torn. No mum to go shop For that she would swop All the nights with the girls And all her expensive pearls, But nothing can return The loss that will burn A hole in her heart Knowing she wasn’t part Of her life to be. Nothing can set her free. Fifty years on The pain hasn’t gone!

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Date: 3/14/2020 10:53:00 PM
What can I add? A tragedy, surely. ~ Mum's the word, gw
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Date: 3/12/2020 6:31:00 PM
I have a huge lump in my throat Ronald, my mum lost her mum when she was about 7, never a day goes by when she doesn't talk about 'mummy' as she still calls her:-( hugs Jan xx
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 3/12/2020 6:39:00 PM
So sad for your mum Jan. It is my wife who lost her mum at thirteen and it doesn't matter how much I try to console her when it is say the anniversary of her passing or her birthday, I can see how much it still hurts. Thanks for the comment Jan, means a lot. Ron xx