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I Want My Mama

I can’t see my mom this Mothers’ Day because of Covid and hospital rules. Even if I could, she might not recognize me or understand it’s a special day.
She’s gone this year, although she hasn’t passed away yet. Her brain is not working as it did before last November. She’s not the same mama I depended upon most of my life in one way or another.

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.