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If we could speak: A letter for Mom
I'm finally here and I hope that you're pleased
You have a healthy baby boy with no sign of disease
I can't do that talking thing that I see you and other people do
But I hope you hear "I love you too" every time that I look at you
My mama, even though the physical connection was broken
and no words can be spoken; I still know what this is.
I know about the constant bond between parents and kids,
Cause when we're not together I still feel that you live.
I'm 13 year's old, an intellectual
My imagination is free and it won't slow up
I can think of a million things to be when I grow up
My favorite teacher at school, she's like this sea of knowledge
She's got me thinking about my future, even planning for college
"It's never too early", she said, "I wanted my son to go too"
I stared, confused, and asked why that plan didn't go through
That sort of thing must be hard to talk about someti