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Tears in my eyes

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Lonecatwithkitten Tue 04-Feb-14 21:55:20

This evening as I mucked out the kitten's school bag (she's 10) I came across her English book and I snuck a peek. Last week she had been asked to write a poem and I had to share with you what I found.

For my Mum

These are the gifts
That I would if I could
Give to you

A pearl from the deepist darkest ocean
A golden shimmer of stardust
The last star in the sky
A creature from a myth
The first shimmer of summer
The last shiver of winter
The pride of Mandela
The dream of Luther King
The seventh ring of Saturn
The eight arch of a rainbow
A key to a palace in deepist darkest Russia
A fountain of water with healing powers
A key to a cheast of wonder
A room full of happiness and joy
And one last gift
A ray of hope in the darkest times

The last line is the real tear jerker as over the last 18 months we have been through some unholy shit and in particular the last three weeks. Recently I have had to fight like a mother lion to protect her and some of the days have been the hardest and darkest I have known.
Tonight I know it is all worthwhile.

TensionWheelsCoolHeels Tue 04-Feb-14 22:11:41

Aw that's just lovely. <sniffs>

You have a wonderful, wonderful child lonecat. smile

UNItil2017 Tue 04-Feb-14 22:12:08

Love this Lonecat, congrats on getting through the darkness and raising a great daughter x

Extremewife Tue 04-Feb-14 22:14:15

What a lovely poem you must be a fantastic mum with a beautiful child give her an extra big kiss in the morning
I have something in my eye grin

CarnivalCake Tue 04-Feb-14 22:22:16

Lovely, I would be so proud if one of my children wrote that for me <sniff>

JustAfloat Tue 04-Feb-14 22:26:13

That's lovely smile

blueblackdye Tue 04-Feb-14 22:34:44

You have done a brilliant job, Mum OP. Both of you are blessed. Enjoy.

Lonecatwithkitten Tue 04-Feb-14 22:47:48

Thank you all. I know many of us find it hard to keep going sometimes, but I think in their own way all our kittens see us trying to do out best.

Minime85 Tue 04-Feb-14 23:01:08

that's a lovely poem. a very creative streak there. bless her

FloweryFeatureWall Tue 04-Feb-14 23:15:31

That's lovely :')

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