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Hero's Un-Planned

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Hero's Un-Planned

Ringlet curls
Cabbage patch wrists
Dependent on me
Everyday a new twist

Making and breaking
Toys, games and knick-knacks
Mommy’s little speed racers
Mile long smile’s, are all I can crack

Yeah, frustration settles
From time to time
Then I behold their faces 
And think “wow, those are mine”

I try to think back
Before mommy-hood
On a straight road to nowhere
Parties, cigs, all no good

I went to see Doc.
He said “hey, Randa guess what…
…no more parties for you…
…at least not for 9 months”

Shock sunk in
“I’m a mommy-to-be”
A whole pack of cigs in the trash,
For the baby growing in me

Now I’m a mommy of 2
One 10 months and one on year 3
And to tell you the truth
I wouldn’t change one thing

They straightened me up hair to toe
No other could understand
How I thank them so
My hero’s un-planned

Copyright © Miranda Lambert
Written: 6/21/2011
For “My Children” Contest

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  1. Date: 6/27/2011 8:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Lay's "My Children" contest Miranda. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 7:33:00 PM
    They came into this world and found love. Wonderful for all. Congratulations Miranda. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 6/23/2011 6:05:00 PM
    Congrats Randa on your winning poem in children contest with this stunning entry my friend.. a precious piece .. enjoy your win..luv..

  1. Date: 6/22/2011 2:30:00 PM
    Congratulations on a nice write, Supermom. They sound as if they keep you busy. Give your little heroes a hug from me. Nice entry for the contest, by the way. Best of luck to you, Miranda. Hugs, Licia.

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 8:24:00 AM
    Nice little comment on life as a mother. Mike

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 8:01:00 AM
    a super delightful tribute to two fantastic handsome little guys Randa.. a special piece ..good luck in the contest my friend.. a proud MOM boasting is a joy ... my five sons make me kick up my heels and am so thankful to be a MOM too.. nothing like it luv..

  1. Date: 6/21/2011 7:37:00 AM
    Awesome Miranda. Love it. I have no greater respect than for a Mom who knows how great it is to be one for the treasures given her. Ya knocked my socks off with this one. Ta heck with the contest; Congratulations to you, Lady Randa, for being a grateful and loving Mom.

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    Date: 6/21/2011 7:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I really appreciate this very awesome comment you left for me, how very kind of you to award me in such way. again Thanks soo much. Love, Randa Bear