Wednesday Words: You Made Me by Amanda MacDonald

Wednesday Words: You Made Me by Amanda MacDonald
May 9, 2018 No Comments » Poetry, Storytime Kat Avila

Amanda MacDonald

Today’s poem is You Made Me by Amanda MacDonald.

Amanda MacDonald lives in Alberta, Canada, enjoying the prairie life.  She shares her home with her husband of 10 years, her son and her many pets that keep her on her toes. As a teen she always enjoyed writing poetry to help her express herself and get her through teen life. Years have passed, and after deciding to write a short story on a whim one day, she picked up her pen and has yet to put it down. Amanda enjoys dabbling in poetry when she isn’t working on her novel or blog or busy being a mom, and especially likes writing poems about things that are near and dear to her.

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You Made Me

Without you in my life I was complete but not whole,

I was searching without knowing, that you already lived in my soul.

A part of me down in my core, craved you and needed you to be,

My child, and my saviour, you came,  you made me.

As your mother, as your protector, I will be here day and night

To guide you, and to shepherd you, I’ll make sure you’re alright.

You will love me, and you will hate me, and you will push me away,

But its normal, and it’s natural, I will trust that you’re okay.

Remember my child when in times of trouble, you can always come to me.

You are never too old to need your mom, I didn’t just make you, you made me.

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Kat Avila Katheryn is a programmer by day, writer by night. A lover of all things supernatural and helpless romantic at heart, she spends most of her writing time coming up with stories that incorporate at least one of the two. So far, she’s only published one book and a few short stories, but she intends to publish more work in the future. She lives with her boyfriend, Eric, and her puppy, Ada.

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