Imperfect

On this day for #intropoetry we are to write about imperfections… I will share a poem I wrote not so long ago about the way we see our selves and accomplishments. I hope you enjoy it. 08/12/2015 I am a failure! I failed at being the child my mother wanted, she reminded me regularly of the imposition in her life that I was. I failed at protecting myself from abuse of all kinds. I failed at protecting myself from the demons that would haunt me my entire life. I failed at understanding that the life I was in was not the way the world should be. I have failed to be the parent I should have. I failed to read stories to my children before bed.  I failed to cook my children their breakfasts in the mornings. I failed to have all my children graduate from high school.  I failed to have all my children attend college, then get married

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