Mourning The Loss of My Mother While She Is Still Alive

Embracing the pain is helping me heal

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

We are in a room — just the two of us. The specific surroundings remain a blur: the hues of that space, the furniture situated therein, the windows or lack thereof. All of these are absent in my recollection, except for two things: the stream of tears softly caressing my cheeks, and her reaction.

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Lola Rosario

Lola Rosario

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Afro-Boricua Poet ~ Cultural Storyteller. Featured on: HipLatina, Latino Rebels, HER Adventures. Let's collab: turkesatango@gmail.com