A listening ear while walking to school.
Wiping my tears when other kids were cruel.
Immunity from our financial woes.
My request for toys was never a no.
Working endlessly to pay for my ambition.
Tupperware of food to power my revision.
A Nandos for my first night in hospital.
Your hand is there to pick me up when I fall.
Finished yours, but always helping my career.
Supporting my goals with your weekly prayer.
Fendering off loneliness as I travel for work.
My chai and natter buddy is the best perk.
This is just the tip of the iceberg
Of what my mother gave to me…