NaBloPoMo Day 24 , Writing 101

If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now? Choose a place to which you’d like to be transported if you could — and tell us the back- story. How does this specific location affect you?

So I go back in time to the summer of 2007. My Mom and I are in Kennebunk Maine. We live in Florida but Mom is not doing well and while she is still able I want to bring her back to her favorite place (the oceans of Maine). Her soul sings on the beaches of Maine as she walks in memory of all her whispers with the ocean! We are in this beautiful Inn by the Sea. Her room faces the cliffs. She can see and hear the mighty waves of the ocean as it sprays the cliffs with foam. Her eyes sparkle with delight and child like excitement as she curls up in a big chair by the bay window and watches. I see a tear, not of sadness, but of delight as she shares the gifts of the sea. No words can even attempt to describe the touch of that moment. Her joy, her thankfulness, her spirit… all she asks is to come back to the sea. Her dream of a house, by the Maine cliffs of the captivating sea have come true, if even for only a weekend. The beauty is everywhere and I am filled with a gratitude and love for my Mom that I will never forget.

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8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. moriah1948aznorseman
    Nov 24, 2014 @ 21:45:11

    Wow very touching it got to me as I wipe a tear from my eyes.

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  2. eta712whiteoakcottage
    Nov 25, 2014 @ 05:23:44

    Writing from the heart… beautiful!

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  3. ladysighs
    Nov 25, 2014 @ 05:30:54

    You can’t make up those feelings. I was never close to my mother. You are very fortunate.

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  4. Cynthia
    Nov 26, 2014 @ 21:01:37

    Great post, very touching and full of love

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