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LettingGo
by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper

Wednesday, August 20, 2003

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Hardest thing in the world to do, but at times it's the best thing to do.

Some people, 
like parents, do have a hard time letting go,
and I understand why this is so.
No one wants to let go,
of someone they love so.


But the wisest thing to do at times is,
to let go,
so the child will grow.


There are tons of crazy spoiled young boys,
who won't work for their own toys,
then come and try to take your toys.


Oh, I can't afford a car,
so I'll just carjack this mans car.
Well baby boy,
if you come for my toy,
I'm going to make you a decoy,
for the undertaker,
and the grave yard maker.


My spoiled nephew,
told me right to my face in jail during a visit,
"wouldn't nobody give me nothing."
Where did he get this idea that life was suppose to give him everything and he wasn't suppose to earn his way as a grown man?


He got it from my mother,
and his grandmother,
who is my don't want to let go mother,
who does smother,
and spoil a child to death,
for her own selfish health.


Being a spoil brat maybe ok with you,


But I'd rather be a responsible man,
and take care of my own can.


I don't give a crap about someone not wanting to let go.
The truth is,
 if you don't have your head up your own selfish ass,
You'll teach a kid how to pass.
Make him responsible,
so he won't be irresponsible.


Then others may get to keep their keys!


Blink,
Out.

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Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader) 8/20/2003
Excellant, powerful and oh so very wise Grady, and I love that ending!
~Nikki~
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 8/20/2003
Beautiful and Excellent Grady..Such wise words of wisdom here..I loved this, it was much needed..

Reindeer
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 8/20/2003
Wise write, Grady. Spoiled rotten brats is right. Well, you got it right. Write on!
Leland
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 8/20/2003
words of wisdom Grady!!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/20/2003
super write, grady; you have such a way with words! excellent job! :D ((((HUGS)))) and much love, your friend, karen lynn in texas.
Reviewed by Alexandra* OneLight* Authors & Creations 8/20/2003
Extremely wise, and very finely expressed, Grady.
~Alexandra~
Reviewed by Tony Nerone 8/20/2003
Good Morning, Grady. This is a fine enlightening piece you have written. I could not agree with it more.


tony
Reviewed by Linda Hill 8/20/2003
Oh yes, I see these kids every day...
they think the world owes them a
living. They need a wake up call...
or a good role model.
~EXCELLENT

~~Linda~~
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington 8/20/2003
I see kids every day who have never been taught these values and you know that this will be hard on them later on. Wise words!

~Jackie~
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 8/20/2003
Wise words, we earn it, we value it.
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