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Picturesque Speech

A picture's worth a thousand words
But this one's worth much more
Two angels that I knew and loved
Two birds about to soar

They changed me when I needed change
And taught me how to talk
They fed me when I had to eat
And taught me how to walk

I learned these things and even more
Of life that I should know
I put these pieces in their place
As life began to grow

It's sad to say they're not here now
They live inside my mind
I'm glad to say I've found a wife
Who's equally as kind

I now look back upon our life
And how they made me glad
I'm proud to say that they're the ones
I call my Mom and Dad


Copyright © Rockman Pritts

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  1. Date: 8/13/2012 5:42:00 PM
    You are one lucky guy to have had such wonderful people in your life. That's probably why you are so special.

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 5:12:00 AM
    An awesome write my friend. congratulations. I'm carried away while reading it. Thanks for sharing!

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 8:21:00 AM
    just beautiful! i really like the simplicity and heartfelt feelings that come across in this poem. very nice!

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    Date: 8/8/2012 12:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Ilene. Sometimes it's the simplest things in life that mean the most.