our furniture was used
but the food was new
the clothes were from the bargain rack
or handmade from the loom
if i lost a sock, mummy would say i guess you’ll just wear one today.
mothers day should be every day.
i knew she loved me and thats all a kid needs.
not fancy this, or special that
a washrag on the forehead when sick
and a living example of how to rock all the rest of the time.
mug of rum, optional.