A Poem For Mom

I don’t understand why you can’t see

Sometimes I need to do things for me

Not for you or for your family

Just me me me me!

It’s not selfish to work on myself

I have to admit, that sometimes I need some help

Nothing extraordinary, I just need you to understand

I’m not always going to be around to hold your hand

I’m at a stage where I need to be on a roll

The world’s not going to wait, you know

So stop trying to hold me back

Instead just try to cut me some slack

I’m heading to my future now

I have to work hard and this is how

I have to learn

I’m on my own

Just let me leave home

This is my life.



lil carter



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