mother.thank you.mother. by RoseScarlet
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that i could never block out, even if i
thank you, for being
in the darkness, even when
i was the darkness.
thank you for-
thank you for
tucking me into bed every night,
kissing my forehead like you used to,
telling me it would be okay.
thank you for reading my poetry,
and crying with me to sleep
crying with me because when you were young,
you were also a poet,
and you knew it would be okay,
but you couldn't stand my pain.
thank you, mother,
the mother i never had,
the mother i've always wanted,
the mother always wished for.
for being an empty spot in my heart that
no one could ever fill,
thank you for watching me cry
crying with me,
not because you used to be a poet,
but because you're even more broken than i am.
thank you, for taking out my happy ending,
the dreams i had of
when everything would be okay, no matter
horrible it actually was, because
i would be able t