Like a Mother

She wasn’t there
To give me birth
Or chronicle
My every “first”
When I was young

But she was there
To wipe my tears
And cheer me on
Throughout the years
She was my mom

Copyright © 2018 Angela Umphers Rueger – All Rights Reserved

Dedicated to my stepmother on her birthday. I love you!


Angela Rueger

I am many things: wife, mother, friend, teacher, writer, photographer, artist, pianist, vocalist, tax professional, cleaning lady... but above all, a beloved daughter of the King.

7 Comments

Soumya Somani · February 7, 2018 at 11:11 pm

Beautiful!!! I loved it!

diane · February 7, 2018 at 11:55 pm

Nice work!

Cate-Jayne · February 8, 2018 at 12:09 am

Beautiful words x

Anonymous · February 12, 2018 at 1:42 pm

Lovely.

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