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The Big Girl That She Is

Updated on September 09, 2011

The little girl inside

Wants to sing, dance, and play

The little girl inside

Hops and jumps along the sidewalk way


The little girl inside

Wants to ride a bike all day

The little girl inside

Has a million things to say


The little girl inside

Wants to learn ballet

The little girl inside

Likes to shout hooray


The little girl inside

Likes to eat a cone with sorbet

The little girl inside

On one knee she likes to pray


The little girl inside

Cries when led astray

The little girl inside

Wishing a bird a blue jay


The little girl inside

Is no longer set to replay

The little girl inside

Must be put away


The big girl that she is

Has an image to portray

The big girl that she is

Must lock the little girl away


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      moneycop 5 years ago from JABALPUR

      gud one.......

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Money, thank you!

      bella

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      James W. Nelson 5 years ago from eastern North Dakota

      Good one, Bella.

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      Carolee Samuda 5 years ago from Jamaica

      I will never lock my little girl away....you can't make me!......LOL

      We women...and some guys too...all have a little girl inside. That little girl sometimes save us from the more serious things in life, for when we feel the pressure we can let loose that little girl to romp and play. Sometimes that little girl is the reason we enjoy life!

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Thnks Sub Ron. :) hugs

      Car, I know right I want to say that at times as well but I got a little girl in reality and sometimes I wish I could be her and have her spirit but I am a mommy with responsibilities and just take it as it comes. But when I have free time when they go visit their dad you best believe I let that little girl out ;)

      smiles

      bella

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Always want a little girl :( Because I only have boys I let the little girl out quite often :) Great Poem.

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Susan, I have two boys to and boy have they turned my daughter into a tom boy she isnt your average lil girl she lets her out here and there but she jus goes back to being a boy with her brothers...thanks for stopping by

      smiles :)

      bella

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      very well written.. kind oif like the idea too great hub up and awesome Frank

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Frank Atancio, Thank you very much we all have one but as time travels we must put it away and live a big persons life those times and days are over and thats when we say I should of enjoyed my youth the fullest.

      thanks a bunch

      bella

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      Enlydia Listener 5 years ago from trailer in the country

      I think the little girl inside deserves some fun...let her stay and play.

      I hope to never lose my Inner Child. But I don't think I can even if I wanted to.

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      acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

      The inner child keeps us young, whatever the lines and wrinkles may say! Another great piece as always Bella, we learn so much about you from your poetry.

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      Hear Me 5 years ago from Somewhere in Florida

      Well written...may you always have your little girl with you at all times if even just a little piece of her.

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      Mentalist acer 5 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      Neither Necessity Nor Need Will Lead The Soul,

      Optimism And Connection Must Play Their Role...

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      TheDailyMessenger 5 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      incredible and very useful bell.

      TDM

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Enlydia, She is fun very fun and she comes out more frequent then before. I as well wish to not lose mine. Thank you!!

      Ace, Lol I try to release as much info as possible to my fellow writers/readers it helps to get to know the person behind the words. ;)

      Hear Me, I thank you very much I hope she will stay forever.

      Acer, Your like an ol wise one. lol thanks for the inspiration as always!!

      Daily, thanks a bunches.

      smiles :)

      bella

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      PenMePretty 5 years ago from Franklin

      Awesome idea. I love the little child in us all.

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Pen, Thank you so very much!!

      smiles :)

      bella

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      Nikkij504gurl 5 years ago from Louisiana

      Just know when its ok to let her out. We all need to let our selves enjoy life and feel like little kids again sometimes.

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      YOU ARE RIGHT!! I TRY AND LET HER OUT NOT TOO MUCH CAUSE THEN SHE TAKES OVER CONTROL. HAHAH

      SMILES ;D

      BELLA

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      inko 5 years ago from Japan

      I love this poem... Really I do. Simply Beautiful.

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Awwww thank you inko and welcome to hubpages. ;)

      smiles :)

      bella

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      jami l. pereira 5 years ago

      Wonderful imagery and imagination in this scribe Ms.Bella , my body screams way over forty but my mind will always be 12 !:) thanks for the read:)

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      ladyjojo 5 years ago

      Good

      but no matter how old we get like we still have some childish ways. When we have kids we have to learn to play and be little again. LOL.

      We still want to run and jump sometimes but as a child we act as a child when grown we should act grown too ;)

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Jami, I think as much as I try to hide her she still manages to resurface herself and well I cant push her out I have tried.

      Lady, Yes I have to agree with you on this one I do still jump hop and skip lol.... with my kids of course :)

      smiles :)

      bella

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      saddlerider1 5 years ago

      All great poets have someone hidden away who wants to come out and play, I am thankful that my little boy is still yearning to come out and play, my Muse let's him, but unfortunately he only wants to share his sorrows from the past.

      I wish I had a pleasanter little boy. I wish only for happy playmates for you bella, so let her come out and play with you, she will keep you smiling. Hugs

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      Erica Sanchez 5 years ago from California

      Sometimes Saddle we have to let it go. For some its easier said then done but it hinders the happiness one carries inside I was so hooked on my past and the life I lived that i couldn't find happiness any where. I hope things from your past are released and sailed upon the blue ocean with a farewell and a kiss. I really do wish your boy wouldn't be so heart broken and that it heals from all you witnessed and have undergone. Hugs lots of them and warm wishes.Said with love and respect.

      bella

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      Ruchira 4 years ago from United States

      awesome!

      The innocence of a person can make one don such wonderful things but, the outside person wants to act her age...

      it's like i am young at heart but my body appearance does not allow me to do such things!

      beautiful with many votes up!

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      Erica Sanchez 4 years ago from California

      Yes exactly what it meant :) Thanks for stopping by it is appreciated!!

      smiles :)

      bella

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