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solsc.2012: she's coming 23/31

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It's Friday
the last day
before spring break
and she's coming.

She's coming! 
She's really, 
really coming!!

She leaves 
early this morning
before the sun even decides
to peek beyond the horizon.

She'll hop in the car
with music and audiobooks
and lots of time to think,
so paper for scribbles of slices.

She'll drive and drive and drive
stop for a rest and drive
and drive and fill up on gas
and drive and drive and drive.

Almost ten hours later
she'll arrive.
She'll be here!
She'll be all smiles and hugs!!

Be safe, my momma.
Let the angels
travel with you
watching, loving, protecting.

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  1. What a beautiful tribute to her journey and how much you look forward to the visit. Enjoy your break!

  2. It was fun to read your mom's post and then yours. Hope you have a wonderful time together!

  3. The excitement bubbles out through your repetition, so fun to read. Now I must find Judy's post. I know you'll have a great week and hopefully you'll be sharing.

  4. I got goosies once again!!! How special you and your mom's relationship is! That is a wonderful, wonderful thing!!! Have fun and savor every moment she is here. xoxo

  5. Aww, I love this. Have a wonderful break and enjoy your time with your mom.

  6. I so love the excitement you have about your mom coming. Enjoy each and every moment of your time together!!

  7. What a joy awaits ahead! I mean that is after 10 hours of driving.

  8. So sweet! I hope you have a fabulous weekend!

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  10. This poem reminds me how lucky I am that my mom lives so nearby. Enjoy every gorgeous moment with your mother!

  11. I'm here so let the fun begin (tomorrow after a good night's sleep). Great minds think alike - we both created poems for today's slice. Love ya, M

  12. I loved this slice, Michelle - so full of love and excitement. It's wonderful that you're going to have such a special visitor for your spring break! Have fun!

  13. Mardie is right--lots of love and excitement in this slice. Glad you get to enjoy spending time together this week. Have FUN

  14. Michelle,
    I think you might be looking forward to the visit from your momma. I'm sure she is looking forward to it as well. The repetition and short phrases really help to capture your feelings of excitement. Safe travels to your mom.



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