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Hey Mumma

by Belinda Long 21 days ago in inspirational

Unkempt letters, life lessons, and all the love

Hey Mumma, it's me. Feelin' a little lost, are ya, honey? Thinkin' you're gonna take off then honey? But Mumma, you know. That I'll always be okay, and that I'll come back to you one day. Chase your dreams, Mumma, that's what you say. A lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's real. It's all coming true hey honey, you chased down your dreams, chased them right down hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That it's thanks to you, that's all because you taught me to never take no. Life's short, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, I'm here. Out there amongst it all hey honey? Doing all the things, are ya honey? But Mumma, you know. That it's a little hard to find some pay, but I'll keep on going, keep going until I find a way. Never give up, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's a boy. Has your heart, does he, honey? Taken it fiercely, has he, honey? But Mumma, you know. That I’m a little wary, and that it's a little scary, but I'm gonna go for it anyway. Open your heart, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's money. Struggling to get paid then, honey? They taking you for a ride, are they, honey? But Mumma, you know. That you don't need to pray, tomorrow's another day, and it's only a little pay. Be resourceful, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today

Hey Mumma, it's the boy. Broken your heart has he, honey? Gone and done it now has he, honey? But Mumma, you know. That's how it goes, that it ain't all woes, you just never know. Can't rely on men, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's home. Time has come, hey honey? Ready to come home hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That it's a little too much I'm bearing, that I've been growing a little weary, and I need a little caring. Gotta put your health first, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's time. Time to take off again honey, ready for a new adventure hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That this time I'm a little wiser, that this time I'm a little clearer, and a damn lot fiercer. Dust yourself off, start again, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's sublime. Good to be back out there then honey, taking on the world hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That I'll always be a dreamer, that each time it gets a little easier, and the world gets a little less meaner. Back on the bike, Mumma, that's what you say.

Hey Mumma, it's the boss. Overworking you is he, honey? Not treating you right, hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That it's been a rough blow, and that it's time to go. Respect for women, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's a venture. Money doesn't grow on trees honey, you gotta make your own money honey. But Mumma, you know. That it's only new, but that now I've got my own trees in tow, that they're gonna grow, and grow, and grow. Bootstrap it, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's a revolution. They're rising up over there, are they now honey? You gotta rise on up too, honey, push your way up honey. But Mumma, you know. That I'll always support what's right, that I know how to fight the good fight. Be the change, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's love. Has a good heart this one does he, honey? Treating you well this time hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That this time it's truly scary, that I've grown more than wary, but that I'm gonna go for it anyway. Take another chance, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's the world. A pandemic they're saying now honey, gotta stay safe, yeah, oh I wish you were here honey. But Mumma, you know. That staying safe is my game, that I'll be okay, taking it day by day. Resilience, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's true. They're not gonna let you through then honey, you're gonna be stuck there hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That I'll come out okay, that I'll be home one day. Patience, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's launched. You've got your own real company then honey, you're your own boss hey honey? But Mumma, you know. That it's only the beginning, that I'm gonna keep on winning. Prove them wrong, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it’s big. So proud of you honey. Remember, no matter what you achieve honey, always stay humble honey. But Mumma, you know. That I know authenticity is key, that it's not all about me. Stay real, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's here. A home-away-from-home is it honey? Well, home is what you make it honey, don't forget that honey. But Mumma, you know. That it's gotta be this way, and that it's just my home for today. Stay positive, Mumma, that's what you say. Another lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

Hey Mumma, it's me. So, you're coming home are you, honey? Oh, can't wait to see you, honey. But Mumma, you know. That it might not be today, but where there’s a will, there’s a way – that I'll be there with you again one day. Have faith, Mumma, that's what you say. The greatest lesson you taught me, taught me to get me where I am today.

We'll paint the town red together again one day soon, Mumma

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Belinda Long
Belinda Long
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Belinda Long

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