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Mother May I...A NiaG Poem

Updated on March 4, 2012

Mother may I be what I want to be

Reach high above, past the tallest tree


Mother may I jump for the stars

Claim I'm a musician, fine tune some guitars


Mother may I walk around with a crown

Head held high, ruling the town


Mother may I think of a plan

Help reach out to every lady, child and man


Mother may I click the camera at last

Capturing smiles, framing the past


Mother may I stand on my toes

Curtsy and bow, a plie I will pose


Mother may I reach an octave or two

Will you weep at my debut


Mother may I help those in need of care

Listen to their heart and help them repair


Mother may I be the best I can be

Can't I be more than what the world expects from me



If you'd like to hear my reading of the poem instead, play the video below. There is no video attached, only audio.

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      A great hub which I have to vote up u and away.

      I am now listening to you reciting the beautiful words.

      Thanks for sharing and have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      NiaG 5 years ago from Louisville, KY

      Thanks so much for reading (and listening). Ha! I appreciate your kind words. Have a great day Eiddwen!

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      Jobs Etc 5 years ago

      Enjoyable reading and beautiful Poem.

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      NiaG 5 years ago from Louisville, KY

      Thank you very much Jobs Etc. :-)

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