ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Miss Me

Updated on April 15, 2019

You'll Miss Me

She was young and beautiful,
that's all I could see.
She was my mother,
and the world to me. 
How lucky could I be?

We were tough to handle and reckless,
just my brother and me.
I guess you can say, 
we were just not that easy.
My brother and me.

And she would say,

You'll miss me,
trust what I say my dear.
Maybe not today,
or next year 
but,you'll miss me.

I was 20 when I got my first girlfriend,
My lovely mother was pushed aside.
These two worlds could not be one,
how could she be so blind.
I was unkind.

She would ask to spend sometime together,
I'd just say "yeah, maybe tomorrow."
I was so stupid and so wrong,
I couldn't see her sorrow.
Through her heart I shot an arrow.

But she would say.

You'll miss me,
how can I make you hear.
You'll miss me,
not tonight or next year 
but, you'll miss me.

It was summer 2007,
when we got the news.
It wasn't a stroke but, cancer,
that made my mother blue.
How can this be true.

We were told we had five years,
so we made our plans.
I remember thinking,
I'll give her all I can.
I wanted to be a strong man.

That's when she said.

Try not to miss me,
I'm no use anymore.
My body is to weak,
what am I here for.
Please,try not to miss me.

AT 5:00 pm in a traffic jam,
my father called that it was time.
I drove like a wild man,
I was losing my mind.
This live is to unkind.

That's when I whispered to her.

I'll miss you,
trust me mama dear.
I'll miss you,
today and all through my years.
I'll miss you.


 


My mother, brother and me. 2004

Take this time and tell your loved ones that you love them. Tell them that when you are apart you miss them. Above and beyond all things, never take them for granted. If they call, listen. If they need you, go to them. If they want to see you, just say yes. Its not the minutes together that you long for in the end, its the minutes apart that you wish you could have again

.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • profile image

      eveysun23@gmail.com 

      2 years ago

      She was an amazing mother and human being. Very kind and loving and she knew how much you loved her. Being young it is normal that we do things that you may think are selfish but that just come with immaturity. Your mom knew how much you loved her. I know she would be very proud of the man you have become. I also miss her very much. It is true that we must always tell our loved ones how much we love them because all we have are moments. It is a beautiful tribute that you have written.

    • RLANDA profile imageAUTHOR

      Rene Fornaris 

      8 years ago from Miami

      Thanks babe.

    • Larissa profile image

      Larissa 

      8 years ago

      One of the most wonderful things about your mother is that she was forgiving like me. She would never hold grudges for too long and I know she understood that you were young and didn't intentionally push her aside. In her heart, she knew she was your number one woman and no one could take her place. She felt how much you loved her even when you weren't around. She knows how much you miss her now and I know she has forgiven you for anything you feel guilty about. She loves all her children unconditionally. Regardless of how you behaved, you grew up to be a good man. You are caring, kind, unselfish and always lend a helping hand when you can. You remind me of her in so many ways. Please know that she is proud of you. She sees what a wonderful, loving father and husband that you are now and I'm sure she has a smile from ear to ear because that's how she was and that's how she would want to be remembered. She always had a smile on her face. I miss you too Xiomi. I wish Tristan could have met you. I know both of you would adore one another.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://corp.maven.io/privacy-policy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)