I will eat a meal by myself and wish I had little ones to share it with.

I will take a lonely shower and wonder where everybody went.

I will miss the noise.

I will sit and knit without somebody tangling the yarn behind me.

I will go to the grocery store alone, and feel like people don't really know who I am because they don't know I am a mother.

I will have clean shoulders, but they will be cold.

I will wish for more to do around the house.

I will wake up in the  morning after sleeping all night long, but the room next to mine will be empty.

I will finish the laundry.... and it will stay finished for a day or so.

I will have clean floors but will hear no pitter patters of little feet just learning to walk.

Someday I will have to rediscover who I am without the constant companionship of little people,

but not today.


Carol said…
Trying not to cry.. That someday will come sooner than I would like I am sure.
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