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thrust proudly 
into her palm.
 "I love you mummy", 
she said. 

A floral gift 
with love 
from her 
three year old daughter.
 She cried. 

Mum's house, 
shedding secrets 
after she died. 
Fond memories. 
Old books. 

Inside a cover, 
pressed flowers. 
'With love',
 it said. 
She cried.

14 Comments on “Mum

  1. Very touching. Every mother, and many fathers know this. I have “tooth fairy” harvests in a strongbox, labelled. My children will think me crazy…

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