Mother’s Day Blues And Pinks

My Heart Could Turn This Whole Lake Blue

My cracked crumbling heart that’s been delapidated and falling to pieces for two decades. It’s about my kids.
Their father permanently spirited my two oldest daughters away to Mexico. They were two and four. So, they didn’t get to have a mother.
My youngest daughter is with me, but she’s with out her father or sisters.
That was after my baby son died. So, he’s okay. But I was never quite.


And here I was year after year trying to compensate for all the love, attention and things, this, my one kid left, has been missing out on. While at the same time, I’ve consistently missed my exiled daughters. Then, of course, there’s that ache where a baby is suppose to be. That doesn’t improve matters.

It’s twenty years later. My two Mexico girls grew up. Without me.
We got in touch, after all these years. They are okay. However, they’re totally convinced that I abandoned them. So, all the abandonment, loneliness, and other miseries they suffered are totally my fault. Every bit of it. I won’t go into just how totally innocent their father is right now.
For my part. Rather than helping this, my one kid left, to focus on growing strong, overcoming, and going after what she needs and and doesn’t have, I focused on protecting her. So, I am pretty responsible for some of the stuff she blames me for.

So, right now, only my son isn’t pissed at me for Mother’s Day.

Now that I recognize my same-old-crap behavior patterns from my shitty-old-relationship, I notice that my kids are on the same direct course to where I’ve been.
It’s terrifying to witness.
Yet.
Do I regret my life?
No.
They probably won’t regret theirs either.

So why not just be happy?
Now.
Already.

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3 thoughts on “Mother’s Day Blues And Pinks

  1. m lewis redford

    phew … that last-minute swerve, almost crashed into the wall but … didn’t – nice breaking, nice turning, not too much, not too little, and … parked; there is wisdom there surpassing all

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    1. Waywardspirit Post author

      Been working on adequate replies to you since the middle of April.
      You made me laugh so much. I was just to tired to get back and edit that post and respond, and still keep treading water with the stuff your site inspired. I’m not sure it’s what you would think about, but it’s what you made me think about.
      Now Imma go rest my head and so get back sooner rather than later.
      Hugs.

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