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Family Commandments

Family Commandments

Thou shall not pull thy sisters hair. Thou you shall chew thy food.
Thou shall not stay out until Midnight. Thou shall be in a better mood.
Though shall not answer me back. Thou you shall brush thy hair.
Though shall not wear that in public. Thou you shall behave in here.
Thou shall not give me cheek and run as fast as thou art.
Though shall not rush thy homework. Though you shall begin from the start..
Thou shall not scream at every opportunity no mater  if thy lungs be strong.
Thou shall not dance in tantrum. Thou you shall stay home where you belong.
Thou shall not eat me out of house and home. Though you shall get a job.
Thou shall not sit round like a bum. Thou you shall turn into a slob.
Thou shall not fight with your sister. Thou you shall give her a cuddle.
Though you shall not bunk away from school. Or Thou shall be in a muddle.
Thou shall not make noise while soaps are on, if you know what's good for thy ears.
Thou shall not blame your brother, Thou you shall see his tears.
Thou shall not ever worry, Thou I am here for you.
Thou shall not ever be sad. Thou you shall be happy It's true.
Thou shall not ever fret, even though we shall have our fears.
Thou shall never be alone. Thou you shall know we care.
Thou shall always have a life, Though u shall be happy and care.
Thou shall not have a problem alone. Thou you will know we are near.
Thou shall not take for granted, That shall be full of pride.
Though shall never wish for more, with thou family by thou side

By Shirley Moody

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  1. Date: 9/12/2011 12:38:00 AM

  1. Date: 9/11/2011 8:37:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer to you Shirley. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Read and comment on their's and they will return in kind. May the sun shine on you that you might find great joy in your life. Love and blessing always, Carol

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    Date: 9/11/2011 6:33:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    HI CAROL NOT SURE IF LAST REPLY SORRY IF U GOT 2THANK ,ARE YOU HERE LONG ? i only found poetry soup yesterday lol i published a little book years ago but got to ill to continue but i did sell over 450 copies and now still living with disabilities it doesn't stop me now, im stronger and very willing.. i want to publish a big book, my cartoons Too I'm trying anything i can to get published.. i cant pay a publisher but I CAN TRY have you a book ? i write a lot that i've never published. will keep in touch if you like and will enjoy your work.