Daughter to Mother

June 13, 2010
By OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch


I’ll tell ya this, ma
Life for me aint been no coaster ride
It’s had bumps
An’ rattles, and shakin’
An’ tiltin’
An’ drops where there aint’ve been—
Dangerous
But through this hell
I been a-ridin’
An holdin’ on
Clingin’ to the bars an bearin’ through
There been times the power cut
And we was left up all alone
An chill’d in open cold
So don’t get off, ma
Don’t ya leave jus yet
‘Cause I’se still here,
I’se still a-ridin’
And life for me aint been no coaster ride


The author's comments:
For language arts, I had to make my own poem copying the style of a famous one, so I chose Mother to Son, but I actually liked how it turned out.

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on Oct. 7 2010 at 6:45 am
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

You are so nice for commenting on all of these:) I will definitely check yours out when I have time.

on Oct. 6 2010 at 11:41 pm
kmarie14 PLATINUM, Hyrum, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is either an adventure...or nothing" -Helen Keller

oh. my. gosh. i love this poem!!!! i absolutly love ur writing cant get enough of it ;) this is so original and ahh i love it! :) check out my work if u get time! thnx for posting

on Aug. 23 2010 at 4:30 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thanks! Of course I will.

on Aug. 23 2010 at 2:41 pm
thewriteidea DIAMOND, Pleasanton, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't cry that it's over, smile because it has happened."

i like the originality of this piece. the way you form the weirds adds a sort of voice that makes this poem really great. only fantastic authors can do that!!

check out some of my work, too if you'd like. this is really great! keep writing!!(:


on Aug. 10 2010 at 3:55 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Haha thanks! :D

LastChapter said...
on Aug. 10 2010 at 11:18 am
LastChapter, Hempstead, New York
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Favorite Quote:
(couldn't think of anything better at the time) "Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."-Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.

niiiiice! i didnt read that book yet, but because of this, i think i just might:]

on Jul. 14 2010 at 9:45 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thanks!  Guess a lot of LA teachers have us read these:)

on Jul. 14 2010 at 9:39 pm
beautiful_but_torn GOLD, West Jefferson, North Carolina
18 articles 2 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's all make believe, isn't it?
Marilyn Monroe

I had to read mother to son, in languahe arts too.

And I really enjoy your version.

Keep writing darling, Your going places!:]


on Jul. 12 2010 at 4:03 pm
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1754 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

Thanks!  And of course:)

on Jul. 12 2010 at 9:44 am
splenda. SILVER, Century, Florida
6 articles 0 photos 27 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't." Mark Twain

wow. this is oober good, like seriously.

would you check out my newest poem "to whom it may concern,"? thanks.





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