My Daughter–My Friend

Tabitha last summer

It seems only a few years ago,

A tiny delicate lass –

Burst into my life with a wail and a scream.

Hello beautiful.

Long in limb and tall in stature,

All blond hair and curls tumbling down.

Emerald eyes – a gazelle, a graceful beauty –

Independent even then.

Mothers and daughters share a love

Even when they disagree.

The greatest accolade to be found

Is when a mother and a daughter

Become friends –

Accepting and accommodating,

Sharing thoughts and visions,

All pretense aside.

Tabitha, my daughter – my friend.

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14 thoughts on “My Daughter–My Friend

  1. Beautifully said. I too have the same kind of relationship with my two grown daughters. It’s wonderful when you become friends and truly like, as well as love each other.

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    1. Thank you for your wonderful comments. I am truly blessed with her friendship and love. So glad you have a great relationship with your daughters also. 🙂


    1. Thank you so much. I have two step daughters, two of my own daughters, and a son. We have 5 grandchildren, 4 girls and a boy!


    1. Thank you. Sadly she lives in California and we live in Florida. She will visit soon.


    1. Thank you. She is my oldest but stuck in the middle of our yours, mie and ours 🙂


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