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Missing You

Missing You by Amy Swanson Sunny day... reminds me of the warmth in your smile Today I saw a mom and daughter walking arm in arm talking laughing shopping... how I wished it could be us. It seems so many little things... and some days, it is everything... or even, just anything..... reminds me of you. I remember your laugh... the sparkle of your dark brown eyes a merry mischief twinkled from their depths I remember how we talked of everything and nothing at the same time; no one else has ever understood me like you did. All my bad... my faults and habits... rebellious teenage years... you loved me still like any good mother does. *and you were* Such a good mother. Oh, how I wish that I could tell you one more time how much you've meant to me how much I love you. My little girl was sick the other night... and as I bathed her with wet towels bringing down her fever, checking on her through the night medicines around the clock constant hugs and gentle words - I thought of you. All the times you did the same for me... All the times I never got to say "thank you," Mom *so much* for helping me be who I am today. And so I write thinking of you picturing so clearly in my mind beautiful thoughts precious memories of you- and hope somehow you know how very much you'll always mean to me; how very much I'm missing you.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009

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Date: 5/2/2009 3:58:00 AM
What a moving tribute to your mother. In her you had the rarest of treasures because of the unique and loving bond that you two shared in the good and the bad(and you KNOW she felt the same way about you). It's hard to get past this one without wiping a tear from from my eye. Doug
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Date: 3/20/2009 7:35:00 AM
This is tough to type with tears in my eyes. What a beautiful tribute to your mother. God Bless, Amy. Vince
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Date: 3/19/2009 3:46:00 AM
Amy my friend, You made my eyes so misty. I miss my mom so much. Yes, we are not what we are without our mom and without their sacrifices and love. Keep on posting, please. Ernilando
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Date: 3/14/2009 8:49:00 AM
Amy, ckeck soup mail...please!! ~ Arany
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Date: 3/13/2009 8:27:00 AM
wonderfully written... i am going to show my mom this ... and tell her this is exactly what i like about us!! lovely write there Amy, and the beginning is just great!! ~ Arany
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Date: 3/13/2009 7:24:00 AM
wow-- very well done again wow Amy just wow
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Date: 3/13/2009 6:10:00 AM
She knows Amy. This brought tears to my eyes as I miss my mom too. An absolutely beautiful tribute. Mothers and daughters share a unique, strong and loving bond, eternal. Love, Shar
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Date: 3/12/2009 6:36:00 PM
Wow , i really like this write,A mothers Love is never ending , even long after they departed.Im sure your mother can see herself in you, the way you extend your love the way she did hers onto you .these ratings only go to 7 , but i would give this one a thousand.
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Date: 3/12/2009 5:54:00 PM
What a beautiful declaration of you love. To have a mom like this was such a blessing and you in turn are passing the love she taught you to your own daughter. Priceless
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Date: 3/12/2009 4:51:00 PM
Oh, Amy, this is so moving. We should try to say "I love you" as many times as we can "In the Living Years." That song haunts me as much as your poem will. It helps to think of my Mom and Dad holding hands in heaven. Love, Carolyn
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