When You Thought I Wasn't Listening

April 26, 2009
By NYCprincess SILVER, Airmont, New York
NYCprincess SILVER, Airmont, New York
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When you thought I wasn't listening
I heard you telling Dad what great daughter I am
And I knew I was appreciated

When you thought I wasn't lisenting
I heard you cry
And I learnt that it was okay to miss someone

When you thought I wasn't looking
I saw you struggle to pay the bills
And I learnt that sacrifices are a part of daily life

When you thought I wasn't listening
I heard you pray to G-d
And I learnt that I am never alone

When you thought I wasn't listening
I heard you defend me
And I knew i was protected

When you thought I wasn't looking
I saw you fall
And I realized nobody will ever be perfect

When you thought I wasn't listening
I heard you say "I love you"
And I knew that every person deserves to be cared about

When you thought I wasn't listening
I heard you speak
And I relized what a great person raised me

When you thought I wasn't looking
I saw you smile
And I knew expressions could be read

When you thought I wasn't listening
I heard you sing the 'Hatikva' *
And I learnt that an anthem is similar to a prayer

When you thought I wasn't listening
I listened
And I realize now how lucky I am to have heard

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*Hatikva- The 'Haitkva' is the Israeli anthem. You can google it to see the words in english.

The author's comments:
HEYO!!! My name is Deena, and I'm the second to youngest of six kids. I am in ninth grade and I LOOOVE to write. I am also VERY into skiing and rollerblading. So...ya...that's me!

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MicSparks said...
on Nov. 29 2010 at 5:27 pm
this is awesome- i love this n i added it on to my favs!!


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