Poetry On Odyssey: Please, Mommy
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Poetry On Odyssey: Please, Mommy

Mommy, I won’t be young forever.

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Poetry On Odyssey: Please, Mommy
Victoria Marshall

I know I may be young Mommy, but I’m smarter than you think.

I notice when you skip a meal, and pour another drink.

I hear you in my room at night, trying not to cry.

I still pretend to sleep though because I know you’ll never tell me why.

I love it when you play with me, and yell and laugh and smile.

But mommy can you tell me why, we haven’t had that in a while?

I love to lay my head down on your chest and hear the beat,

Of the heart that I always know will be filled with love for me.

I know it’s rough now Mommy, but I promise we’ll be fine.

I promise it’ll be okay, you’ve just got to give it time.

We can grow together, and learn hand in hand.

You’ve just got to have patience, and I know it’ll go as planned.

So please, keep your head up, and never say never.

Because Mommy, I won’t be young forever.

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