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All About Cecilia

Middle child of seven siblings and has had a troubled childhood
It has made me a stronger person, just not easily understood
Had a baby at seventeen and had to grow up in a flash
Now tends to over think, tries not to do anything rash.

I have dark long blond hair, hazel eyes and an infectious smile
Patient, laid back, but still gets frustrated every once in a while
Likes long hot showers and is wise with money
Drinker of herbal teas and hot lemon with ginger and honey

Friendly, outgoing and loves to laugh
Driven, ambitious does nothing by half
Enjoys to read, dance and play scrabble
Inspired by poetry, in writing it I dabble.

Is a PSW in long term nursing care
Empathy for the elderly I can't but share
Loves truly and deeply, is a hopeless romantic
Directionally challenged without a GPS I become frantic.

Mother of three sons, who enriched by life with so much joy
Recently blessed with a grand daughter, who I cherish, love and enjoy
Kindhearted, non judgmental and a very loyal friend
I'm always there when needed, on me you can depend.

Never smoked, did drugs and rarely ever has an alcoholic drink
Likes crosswords and sudoku, games that make me think
Loves sea food, sauteed onions and homemade soup
Energized by biking, long hikes and is a leader in a scouting group.

Moved by Nickleback's song, 'If Today Was Your Last Day'
For we should live life to the fullest, let nothing stand in our way
My favorite movie is 'Ever After' starring my favorite actress Drew Barrymore
Hoping like the movie that my prince charming will soon walk through my door.

****Sidney ~ LeeAnn's " All About ___ " poetry contest ****

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  1. Date: 3/10/2015 12:50:00 PM
    Great Piece of autobiographical musing!. Loved this.- Thanks for sharing : Regards!.

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 9:35:00 PM
    Great poetic introspection with fine descriptiveness and rhyming. In the first line of your sixth verse, replace "haves" with "has". Everything else looks good.

    Macfarlane Avatar Cecilia Macfarlane
    Date: 9/6/2012 4:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Robert......fixed the small error : )
  1. Date: 7/26/2012 11:23:00 PM
    Cecilia, wow... we have more in common than i have with my own sister... Ever after is my favorite movie... "' i love everything and every part about that movie... Have you seen Cyndi MacMillan, avatar.. that is the painting Leonardo De vin-chi paints at the end.. My favorite part is where the gypsy surround them when DREW~ is up on the tree... and the head gypsy release Drew~ and tell hers "She should take anything she could carry"" lol... and than she picks up the prince... I'm so in love with the movie... I think I over watched the movie... lol... more than 300 times... I like this poem all about you... xox! pd

  1. Date: 7/12/2012 3:14:00 AM
    Great,,,,, I often think of writing one about me ,,, have a blessed day Cecilia ;}

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 12:13:00 AM
    That was beautiful,Cecilia...I've been waiting for you to write something... :o) And then you come out with this thing of beauty...And now we know you a little better. :o) It's funny I almost put that song in my poem...One of my Fav's :o)

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 1:59:00 PM
    hey sis, just back for another read, have been checking my birth certificate,,,,,,,

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 6:57:00 PM
    You are so lucky to have 3 sons. I envy you and grandchildren to boot. You have been a bit luckier in life than I. Great write here and so glad to know you. Huggs TLee Soup Mail

  1. Date: 5/29/2012 6:51:00 PM
    What a neat way to introduce yourself to all of us. You don't look old enough to be a grandma but you sound ike a great persomn. So glad you iked my rendition of Cecilia. I never knew anyone by that name, I just really like it :)

  1. Date: 5/29/2012 4:31:00 PM
    Nicely done, Cecilia. Sounds like someone whose company I would enjoy. Joe

  1. Date: 5/29/2012 9:42:00 AM
    A lot in a short write, nicely done - thanks for the comment on what I wish could have been .......... George

  1. Date: 5/29/2012 6:21:00 AM
    Hi Cecilia! Nice to meet you. Well done and good luck in the contest!

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 9:58:00 PM
    Nice poetic introspection. Good to read.

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 6:44:00 PM
    Very fun learning these things, sweetie. wow, i had no idea you had three kids. That's GREAT.

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 2:36:00 AM
    Those of us from our background seem to be super women in our own unannounced and quiet way with a strong zest for life. You tell of you well here and are everthing I surmised. Good luck finding that prince charming as the charming usually all too soon wears off. Huggs TLee

  1. Date: 5/26/2012 3:45:00 PM
    Cecilia we could be related!! we're not are we?????David

  1. Date: 5/26/2012 3:38:00 PM
    ......and now a beautiful grown woman! - Wish you luck in contest Cecilia and a lovely weekend. - oxox love Anne-Lise