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Lessons Learned, Wrong
by Zenith Elliott

Sunday, December 23, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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I taught you many things for life


Like riding bikes


To read and write


 


I wanted you to reach high goals


Drive new cars


A brand new home


 


I made sure you had the best


Designer clothes


Money to spend


 


I taught you family was everything


To say thank you


Good morals and to pray


 


Now I’m gone from this earth


You have attained


Material worth


 


The homes


The cars


The clothes


The cash


 


Ignoring family


Appreciating self


Immoral doctrine


You idolize well


 


Scattering tears


As you walk away


Forsaking all


That matter most


 


The lessons I taught you taken wrong.


 

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Reviewed by Bonita Quesinberry 2/15/2009
Awesome, my daughter! And, sadly, too often true. And, sometimes, our motives as a parent are honorable but, perhaps, too much emphasis got put on the "success" of worldly things instead of "success" of spiritual matters. We do our best during a time when we didn't realize there really was a parent manual: the Holy Bible. Same for marriages, too.

As usual, you are a master poetess, my darling Zenith!

Much luv & hugs, MomB
Reviewed by kamal kapoor (Reader) 11/30/2008
good... the story of every doting parent...
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 12/27/2007
wow soul stirring I am finding it is not enuf to teach our children we need to test them as well
excellent thought-provoking piece for us parents set-up situation for your children and see if they respone the way you taught them and if not then you know which way to go

a must read
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 12/24/2007
A fine rendering & Merry Christmas to you, young lady...Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 12/23/2007
These situations can happen to anyone and unfortunately you are not too aware until it is too late. All one can do is their best, that is all. Just heartbreaking when it happens to you.....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Art Sun 12/23/2007
A nice reflection of thoughts on the ways of learning and wisdom grasped yet not understood...the responsibility of parents can only teach...

nice work...

Art Sun...
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 12/23/2007
Sooo glad to read you again
Sad, we raise them the best right way we can
They either love self or let a partner turn
them against their own family like one of my
daughters did.
Who knows how our kids will turn out?
Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year Zenith
With love,
Ron
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 12/23/2007

A lesson to strike good sense... "Lessons Learned, Wrong" glows.


In admiration,


Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU





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