Tuesday, May 05, 2009


I woke up this morning in the dark and quiet, feeling that I was the only person awake in the whole of the land. I thought about how many times I had said 'I love you', and I wondered were you watching me lying there from somewhere up above, and if so, were you gazing down at me as you did when I was born? All the hundreds of thousands of times I must have told you 'I love you'. At night we used to shout to each other from our bedrooms

'nighty nighty to you!'
'nighty nighty to you too!'
'see you in the morns!'
'see you in the morns!'
'i love you'
'i love you'
'to the twelfth of never'
'twelfth of never'

And sometimes all we would have to say was 'twelfth of never' and hug and smile and feel that everything was OK.

And lying there I realised that it was exactly seven years to the day when I last would have whispered 'twelfth of never.'


Blogger fifi said...


I am sure from somewhere up there.......

9:44 PM  
Blogger ArtSparker said...

She looks as if she was very spirited, aside form being beautiful.

12:39 AM  
Blogger Robert said...

Your mum looks angelic in the photo. Hello mum!!!

Times doesn't heal. It simply marches on...

(((((( Pod ))))))

1:52 AM  
Blogger Sebastien said...

Yes, somewhere up above...

2:41 AM  
Blogger Steve said...


3:59 AM  
Blogger raindog said...

very touching tribute, pod.

3:44 AM  
Blogger Lynne said...

What a beautiful photo of a beautiful woman!

Hugs, pod .... lots of hugs going out to you ...

11:01 PM  
Blogger Gary said...

wow. Amazing post.

There simply is nothing like the love between a boy and his mom. It is forever.

10:58 AM  
Blogger Laurie Brandriet Keller said...

She's so pretty. I am sad for you, but happy too. What you had then and have now is very special. Love from The Prairie. xoxo.

7:12 AM  
Blogger Reya Mellicker said...

She was so incredibly beautiful. I believe she watches carefully over you.

Thinking of you with much love.

11:32 PM  
Blogger Squirrel said...

I agree with ArtSparker.

12:25 PM  
Blogger Faye Pekas said...

She was beautiful Poddy. And I'm sure she still is.

4:34 AM  
Blogger Nathalie said...

Oh what a sweet photo. She was beautiful wasn't she?

Of course little moth is still there to say I love you. Of course she is. You know it. But it doesn't ease the pain, does it?

The loves that goes around comes around. May my sweet thoughts come and comfort you.

2:08 AM  
Blogger Pod said...

she certainly was a beauty, and she certainly looks over me.
thanks every sweet one

9:15 AM  
Blogger lettuce said...

sorry i missed this pod dear, i'm not sure how.

love and hugs


5:30 PM  
Blogger DeLi said...


rendered me speechless (or thoughtless) for a while

7:28 PM  
Blogger Donna said...

Oh little moth, I haven't visited in ages. The twelfth of never is a long, long time. She surely looks over you still x

6:13 AM  

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