I would be proud of you, could I
Would I now know the things I'll never know,
Could I have
watched you come to comprehend
The wonder of the world in which you
Do not think I did not think of you,
Imagining the beauty of
For I was at your graduation, too,
Though long ago, and in
a different way.
Life can be full, no matter short or long,
as love can fill it with its grace.
And I have felt such pride, and
love so strong,
That you will live your life in my embrace.
the pride today I claim my share:
Though I am not, I know that I am