A Celebration

June 24, 2010
It’s time for a celebration
So gather round with cheers
Because what we’re lauding today
Well, it’s all about the tears

Not a birthday party
Or your bouncing baby boy
Something new and different
A new trend that we’ll deploy

Sadness is the new thing
We see it everyday
So why not recognize
Gloomy in an unheard way

Freedom found at last
An escape from manipulation
There’s a horrible trend
That’s sweeping our dear nation

Our young women are all trapped
But not behind bars or doors
Men your girlfriend is not your toy
And if she were, she’s not just yours

Share her with the world
Let her see the light of day
Her choices, well, you guard them
Threats will always make her stay

So why is it when a girl
Finally becomes free
That we all cry out
“Woe her. It’s such dear pity.”

Come on people, can’t you see
The accomplished deed at last
A determined step forward
Outweighs all the steps that passed

So blow up some balloons
And let’s hear a great big yell
Heck, even bake a cake
And give that guy a big farewell

Because these days we all need
A celebration that’s worthwhile
Even if all were celebrating
Is the return of one lost smile

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WritingLoverForever said...
Jul. 26, 2010 at 1:52 am
Wow, this is incredible. I've been through so many breakups myself, and most of them ended in tears, because that's all I thought was worth doing. But this poem changed my perspective. It's really empowering. Great job.
RFrocker23 replied...
Jul. 26, 2010 at 3:13 pm
thank you so much!
juslisten88 said...
Jul. 25, 2010 at 9:15 pm

read this poem.

this is a good poem

i like it a lot.

it empowers women everywhere

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