Daughter to Mother

June 13, 2010
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





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kmarie17 said...
Oct. 6, 2010 at 11:41 pm
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
 
butnotacrime This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Oct. 7, 2010 at 6:45 am
You are so nice for commenting on all of these:) I will definitely check yours out when I have time.
 
thewriteidea This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 23, 2010 at 2:41 pm

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!!(:

 
ItWasAMurderButNotACrime This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm
Thanks! Of course I will.
 
LastChapter said...
Aug. 10, 2010 at 11:18 am
niiiiice! i didnt read that book yet, but because of this, i think i just might:]
 
gymbabe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 10, 2010 at 3:55 pm
Haha thanks! :D
 
beautiful_but_torn said...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 9:39 pm

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

And I really enjoy your version.

Keep writing darling, Your going places!:]

 
gymbabe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 14, 2010 at 9:45 pm
Thanks!  Guess a lot of LA teachers have us read these:)
 
splenda. said...
Jul. 12, 2010 at 9:44 am

wow. this is oober good, like seriously.

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

 
gymbabe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 12, 2010 at 4:03 pm
Thanks!  And of course:)
 
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