Dear Mama

By HW

Dear Mama, I want you to know that I love you so much.
Through all the hard times, you held your head up.

Dear Mama, you work so hard five days a week.
Just so I could have clothes, a roof over my head
And something to eat.

Dear Mama, I remember when we had no heat.
You wrapped a blanket around me, held me tight
And said you loved me.

Dear Mama, you stood behind me
Whether I was right or wrong.
Told me to stay positive and remain strong.

Dear Mama, days we had no lights
You told me things will be alright.
Being honest, it was hard for me to sleep at night.

Dear Mama, when you would visit me, it took me by surprise
At the end when we said our I love you’s
I went to my cell and cried.

Dear Mama, expressing my feelings wasn’t as easy as it seems.
I want you to know that you’re my beautiful Queen.

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