A mother knows best, they say,
I imagine the decision was hard.
Forgive and forget, they say,
Now with a heart that’s scarred.
A mother sees all, they say,
Along the way she’s been so blind.
Time heals all, they say,
Emotions swallowed- left behind.
A mother’s shoulders are strong, they say,
I’ve seen her carry so much.
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, they say,
She never needs a crutch.
A mother’s love is forgiving, they say,
From her embracing arms I know.
Actions speak louder than words, they say,
But the pain makes it hard to show.
A mother has every patience they say,
Something profoundly innate.
Darker clouds have silver linings they say-
So mom and I will wait.