You lived your life thinking that no one cared.
You thought you were all alone, your heart feeling tattered.
I am here to tell you that you were wrong
‘Cause you see – Mom – to me you mattered.
I loved you when you were angry and mean.
I loved you when you were kind as could be.
I loved you not just because I had to.
I loved you because you mattered to me.
It hurts to know that now you’re gone
And never will your face again I see.
I hurt not because I am supposed to;
I hurt because you mattered to me.
I have to live on each day without you.
It doesn’t get easier as it is supposed to be.
I feel the loss of you to my very soul
Because you see – Mom – you mattered to me.
Your touch, your smile, your funny wit.
The times it was just you and me.
I will miss you, Mom, with all my heart
‘Cause you still matter to me…