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Rebel Child

You are so young, so carefree
And I wonder sometimes: 
Why are you with me?
It is something I do not know

All I do know is:
That you are everything
But as much times as I have tried
You will not wear a promise ring

The people who have met you
Tell me that you are a preacher’s daughter
Bathed in the blood of the Lamb,
Baptized in muddy water

You were once an innocent little girl;
Your mother’s pride and joy
And your daddy’s whole world
But all that changed

When you started high school
You became so carefree and wild
But no matter what, I love you
And you will always be my rebel child

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  1. Date: 1/25/2013 12:44:00 AM
    good poem btw tho you are very smart

  1. Date: 1/25/2013 12:43:00 AM
    yea women our age are something else its gotta be the music, tv, or something in the water idk lol

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 10:03:00 PM
    James, aweee this is me...LOL... well with out the I love you line.... . Thank you for this awesome poem. Goodnight :-)~ PD

  1. Date: 10/8/2012 11:11:00 AM
    They always surprise us, don't they?

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 7:08:00 PM
    adorable feel to the poem.