To My Mother – Radina Kimonova

I am writing this poem for you, to tell you I am here

Radina Kimonova likes to write poetry and non-fiction stories in her free time. She thinks that writing is like therapy for the soul. Thank you Radina for your entry.

To My Mother

A story untold to the world,

About illness, about pain, about you.

For so long you have suffered in silence.

For so long you have tried to hide the truth.

But it is no joke, it is a demon that takes away your freedom,

It damages your heart, step-by-step,

it is so evil.

Some people are born with it,

and some people never experience pain at all.

600 000 people in the UK suffer from it,

yet you still feel so alone.

I am writing this poem for you, to tell you I am here.

And even if I am sometimes impatient,

I love you, and I will never leave.

You only have one mother in this world,

For better or for worse,

Please mum fight with me, my dear,

fight with me, until you are grey and old.

Radina Kimonova

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