She sees what she wants to get done and loves with her accomplishments. A gift to her child, a blessing for her husband. Too busy to see how much has already been done, too concerned with tomorrow to enjoy today.
Forcing herself to compete and check off tasks on an arbitrary list. Gaining nothing of value, yet missing the essence of a child's love.
A hug, a kiss, three small words getting lost in the hustle. A smile, a laugh, a story too short to miss.
A mother's love is strong, yet weak in the busyness of life. Letting priorities get shifted and looking ahead instead of down at her child.
Too fast, too soon, it will be tomorrow. Regrets will then set in, and she will mourn the days she wasted. Her child will be grown and she will be old, but her love will still be inside waiting to flourish through her eyes.
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