• elizabeth_graccce 6w

    I Envy Kids Who Have A Mom

    I envy kids who have a mom
    But one who actually loves them
    I envy kids who have a mom
    Who wiped away their tears
    I envy kids who have a mom
    Who scared away the monsters
    I envy kids who have a mom
    Because my tears were never wiped
    And I was never good enough
    My mom was the monster I was scared of
    And it never went away

    I envy kids who have a mom
    Who made them feel safe
    I envy kids who have a mom
    That helped them to succeed
    I envy kids who have a mom
    That laughs and shares their dreams
    I envy kids who have a mom
    Because I spent hours staring at a blank space
    Waiting to go to my safe place
    And I was sabotaged at every turn
    So I would never try to leave
    We never laughed or shared our dreams
    Because dreams would be far out of my reach

    I envy kids who have a mom
    Whose love was unconditional
    I envy kids who have a mom
    Who gave their kids wings
    To soar high above the trees
    I envy kids who have a mom
    Because love was always conditional
    And her conditions never seemed to love me
    She never gave me the chance to soar high
    And make her proud of me
    I envy kids who have a mom who loves them
    Because I will never know what it is like
    For a mother to love someone like me

    ©elizabeth_graccce