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In Other Words, unbelievable…

In Other Words


Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less using the word(s) unbelievable
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Here are my 5 lines this week;



I think about my mother a lot especially in May because of Mother’s Day and because her birthday was on May 1.  We didn’t always see things the same way and that caused much distress for everyone in our house.  We seemed so different but I now know we were very much alike and that was part of the problem. For all our arguments and disagreements, shouting and tears there was one thing I knew for sure and never doubted…she loved me and no matter what she was there for me whenever I called.  I was blessed with an unbelievable mother and I miss my Ma every day.

22 thoughts on “In Other Words, unbelievable…

  1. Again I’m moved by the simplicity of your words. I didn’t have the best relationship with my mom. Yesterday, the 10th, was her birthday. The irony is I’m very much like her having her positive traits like strength to keep going no matter what. I know you’re shy and compliments embarrass you but I love how you write. And I’m certain Teddy and Jack will have a surprise in store for their Mama. 🙂

    1. Thank you, Susannah. Sometimes difficult relationships are the greatest building blocks of our character. As for Teddy and Jack…I am not sure they understand Mother’s Day but it is a joy to have them around.

  2. Its Mother’s day hre this coming Sunday. My mum died in 1983 which seems such a long time ago. I miss her too.

    1. It is sad when you can no longer be with your mother. My Ma died in 1984. Sometimes it seems like I talked to her yesterday and other times it’s like eons ago. I like what Susannah said about missing someone being a gift.

  3. Don’t know how to ping back inspite of having a WordPress account. So thought I will leave my piece of work in comment box as you told. So here it goes:
    “Life passed me by, before I could do anything about it,

    Unbelievable as it may seem now, I believe I did have a life,

    Making me realise now, that life was also Almighty’s Gift,

    It cuts across my heart like a sharp edged knife,

    To realise, what has happened and passed was a chance gone by.”
    Hope you will accept my work. I am sorry about the ping back as I have no idea how to do it.

    1. Thank you for sharing your lines here. Your words are poignant, sad, and too often true.
      As for how to do a pingback just click on the word “pingback” in the post and it will take you to a page that tells you what to do. Of course, posting in the comments is fine, too. Whatever works best for you.

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