I recently came across this poem that I had written in the early 90’s.
Every Mom’s Poem (Life is Good)
I’m just a “Mom,”
A Homemaker, you see.
But I’m a working Mother!
Yes, I run Domesti-City.
I cook, I clean, I sew, I watch.
I drive, I teach, and then–
I wash, I iron, I feed the pets…
I do as much as I possibly can.
I take out the trash,
And recycle, of course.
For homework assignments,
I’m usually a source.
I don’t get days off,
My “free-time” seems nil,
Whenever a volunteer’s needed
I hear me saying, “I will.”
My hours are long,
The pay far from perfect.
But I wouldn’t trade any of it,
The benefits are worth it!
And all in all, I know it’s true,
As I plan for each day,
If someone should take the time to ask,
“Life is good!” I’d say.
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