Perfect

November 9, 2011
By d_infinitely_t SILVER, San Jose, California
d_infinitely_t SILVER, San Jose, California
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Favorite Quote:
“If there is one thing in life that I have learned about life it is... it goes on.” -Robert Frost


You’re not good enough,
That’s what mommy always said,
Whenever I got a B instead of an A,
That is, after screaming at me for being such a failure.

She said this when my first boyfriend broke up with me,
That is, after giving me list of “obvious” reasons on why he would leave.

She’d said this all my life,
Until I left & had a house of my own,
Started a family with the guy of my dreams,
A guy that loves me for me.

I had a little girl of my own,
A girl who makes numerous mistakes,
A girl that trips over herself.

My little girl looks up at me and smiles,
Her beautiful brown eyes twinkling,
And you know what I tell her?

Nothing.



I just hug her and smile,
I encourage her to keep on trying.

My little girl is perfect,
Flaws and all.
And I’m never going to tell her that she’s not good enough.

To me, she’s perfect.

Sorry, Mommy.



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