As I look back on all that's happened...growing up, growing together, changing you, changing me – there were times when we dreamed together, when we laughed and cried together. As I look back on those days, I realize how much I truly miss you and how much I truly love you. The past may be gone forever...and whatever the future holds, our todays make the memories of tomorrow. So, my lifetime friend, it is with all my heart that I send you my love, hoping that you'll always carry my smile with you, for all we have meant to each other and for whatever the future may hold.
I try to talk to you, but I don't know what to say. I am afraid you don't want me to say anything. So I don't. But inside of me there are words waiting to come out. And tell you how I feel like, how I miss you. And how I love you despite my broken heart. And how I need you in my life. And especially how much I want you. But those words may forver stay in my heart – locked inside. Sometimes I wonder if there are words locked inside you too...but I'll never know.
It does not need to be disturbed...
/ It does not need to be shouted...
/ It does not need to be interrogated...
/ It does not need to be accused of anything that it had never done
/ It does not need to be mistaken for anything that is not perfect...
/ The call of nature respect and it needs to be sign in to read more »
It is my mother's home that I'm bound to decorate...
/ We can fight for who can sit on the sofa today...
/ We can run to the sitting room to be the first on that one sofa...
/ We can share rooms, blankets etc.
/ It does not matter anymore
/ Because it is my mother's home...
/ No man's effort, no sign in to read more »
Nine months in mother's womb
/ Plus two years of training to walk
/ Adding more years to teach to talk
/ Never forgetting the years of showing how to discover and fit well to the world so cold..
/ Yet some hours never experienced with mother.
/ Feels like a snap from Shaka's Spear stretching that sign in to read more »
Happy Towers Mhebheru Mhlongo
Malelane, South Africa
July 30, 2008
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