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To Be - a poem

Updated on January 17, 2014
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Kathleen Cochran is a writer & former newspaper reporter/editor who traveled the world as a soldier's better half. Her works are on Amazon.

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All my life

I've been becoming what I am,

hoping all along

someone would love what I became.


Now that I am what I've become,

I've fallen in love with someone

who loves me

for what I'll be tomorrow.

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    • Kathleen Cochran profile imageAUTHOR

      Kathleen Cochran 

      11 months ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      I'm an old newspaper women. For me, less is more. Thank you.

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      Janis Leslie Evans 

      11 months ago from Washington, DC

      Lovely and poignant.

    • Kathleen Cochran profile imageAUTHOR

      Kathleen Cochran 

      16 months ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Today's poem. Happy National Poetry Month!

    • Kathleen Cochran profile imageAUTHOR

      Kathleen Cochran 

      4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      jhamann: Wow back at ya! Thanks for the encouragement.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      4 years ago from Reno NV

      Wow....you have a natural way with words. Thank you for sharing. Jamie

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      Theresa Ast 

      4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Of all your poems, this has always been one of my favorites. Very affirming. Sharing. Theresa

    • Kathleen Cochran profile imageAUTHOR

      Kathleen Cochran 

      4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Beautiful thought. Thanks for including it.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      I hope they love you for what you are today, too - right now, without any changes. They'll come as you share them together. Lovely poem.

    • Kathleen Cochran profile imageAUTHOR

      Kathleen Cochran 

      4 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      SkySlave: Welcome to my hubs. Thanks so much for your comments. Poetry is not everyone's cup of tea or the poetry of one writer. So glad this one spoke to you. Hope you find others you like also.

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      Skyler DeCristoforo 

      4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      The simplicity of this poem packs a powerful punch. I had to read this one a few times because i liked it so much.

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