Things you think I don't notice

Dear Mother,

I'm sorry I am not the perfect one 

The girl who you wished I could be 

Unfortunately, I am just me

But I would like to take the time to thank you

For everything that you have done

And the things you think I don't notice 

Like the sweat and endless hours you put 

In the job that keeps taking but never gives 

Just to put food on the breaking table 

That you try to keep standing 

I see the exhaust in your eyes when I ask for your help

But you force a smile and assist me anyways 

I see the times you stay up during the gloomy endless nights

You wonder how we will make it 

But you always find a way 

I see the dissapointment you try to hide when I fail 

Yet you still say "I love you"

Thank you for everything you have done 

And the things you think I don't notice 

Sincerely, the daughter you don't deserve 

This poem is about: 
My family


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