I remember that day, clear as a crystal,
Where you were begging me to get away from here.
On the brisk of life and death,
Oh mother, you weren’t the only one affected.
I remember those nights you stayed up for me,
Your insomnia eating you alive, how could no one see?
All the lies behind those fragile and broken eyes,
Oh mother, it’s alright to be not alright.
A message clear, for the ones who questioned her,
You won’t be able to walk ten steps in her shoes,
Let alone where she walked a million miles,
Oh mother, I won’t let you say your goodbyes.
I would never be able to pay for all you did for me.
But I guarantee you this, the caged will be free.
Even though the things you saw can never be unseen,
Oh mother, oh mother, you are the strongest queen.