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Darlene M Caban

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Make Up Your Mind
by Darlene M Caban

Monday, August 15, 2005
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Demand obedience or command love-- you can't have both!

Yes, you're right, that's your child
Yours to discipline
Any way you see fit--
By screaming
By hitting
By demanding obedience

But don't expect hugs
And goodnight kisses
Or school-made cards that say "I love you!"

Your numb little robot
Can't express anything
That you don't teach it

Make up your mind...
You can't have it both ways. 

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Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 6/4/2006
So sorry to hear of this author's passing. I'm grateful that I'm able to read her poetry.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/19/2005
Powerful in wisdom expressed, Darlene. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and peace to you.

Reviewed by Sandie Angel 8/15/2005
This one is so good. There are so many of this type of parents, they really should wake up. Yes, they can't have it both ways. The child can only show love only when shown love.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)

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