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Author Name: Freerainbowchaser 5 Comments
Date Added: June 13, 2008 06:06:04 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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All I Ever Wanted
Ask a girl of three
 
When grown, what will she be.
 
Her eyes will sparkle when she says,
 
"A beautiful fairy princess."
 
~
 
But, if you had asked me
 
When I was only three,
 
You'd have heard instead,
 
"I'm going to marry Fred."
 
~
 
Ask a girl of eight,
 
What will be her fate.
 
She'll tell you, face aglow,
 
A ballerina or an actress in a show.
 
~
 
But, if you had asked me
 
At eight, I'd have said with glee,
 
"I want a Saint Bernard
 
And to marry Tommy Ford."
 
~
 
Ask a girl of thirteen,
 
If her future she has seen.
 
She'll give a thoughtful look
 
And say "I'll be an author of a book".
 
~
 
But, if you had asked me,
 
It would have been a mom of three,
 
Living in a house with picket fence,
 
Married to a boy named Spence.
 
~
 
Ask a woman, grown
 
If her life she does now own.
 
She'll tell you what she's worth;
 
About her career, husband and births. 
 
~
 
But, if you should ask me,
 
I will say I hit the lottery.
 
I married Bruce Gregory
 
And between us we have three.
 
~
Author's Notes:
Somewhat autobiographical.
I never really saw myself as anything but a wife and mother.
Kind of pathetic that I never had goals
but I have a wonderful family that I love dearly.
So, I am blessed in that respect.
:o) 
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on June 16, 2008 12:14:08 PM Report
Amy this is precious!!!!  Very creative write filled with the soul of you. I loved this to bits.

I see an award in this one.

Just lovely, going to my faves.

~Cindy xo

Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on June 13, 2008 09:37:31 AM Report
Nifty piece of writing Amy. I like the flow and the scheme. Joe
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on June 13, 2008 08:57:29 AM Report
Amy,
 Growing up we all have such different ideas and our parents have hope and dreams from us as well... but fate holds the cards of our life to be... great poem dear lady.. hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeCathy on June 13, 2008 08:01:53 AM Report
A wonderful poem of your dreams and what you wanted but to also show dreams change and not always for the bad kids make all your dreams come true And your reawards are in their growing. I really enjoyed reading this Excellent job.
Cathy

Comment By: FreeSteve on June 13, 2008 07:21:51 AM Report
A brief accounting of someone's dreams and life.........very original.  This an enjoyable read of the celebration of a good life !  Praise be to you....it's a wonderful life.  An excellent poem.




 


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