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Is This It

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Is This It

There are no new dreams for me to seek
My life is all written, everyday just seems bleak
I have made all my choices, my future is set
No more days to look forward to just duty and debt
I've lived all my new days that I have to live
Now everyday is mundane and all I do is give
I miss all the new things that being young brings
Theres new love and new dreams and all sorts of things
Now all there is is work, laundry, dishes, and kids
I know when I wake this is all my day brings
I've given up on wishing, I've given up on dreams. I've given up on hoping this is 
how it all seems.
Some days I don't even want to get out of bed
I wish I could just lay down and rest my tired head
I've looked and I've looked for excitment to come
But as of today I can't think of just one
I look at my kids and see dreams in their eyes
But instead of being happy for them I just turn and cry
I know this is wrong, I know it's not fair
I should be a better mother and show them I care
I want them to have their hopes and their dreams
To have a better life than my past could bring
And even though I know this is the life I'm destin to have
I still want more , does that seem so bad?

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  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:47:00 AM
    This is great... I really enjoyed it. Nice to get such a blessing in such a beautiful monday afternoon.

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 2:15:00 PM
    There is always another day; keep expecting the great expectation. Congratulation on being featured! Great job! Joseph

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 5:52:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Kristie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/16/2010 3:02:00 PM
    Kristie, that is life. Not every day is going to turn out like we want it but we have to accept these days because they are not all bad. They are what makes us try harder for the days we want. Good poem keep it up, God Bless, Cile

  1. Date: 6/14/2010 1:23:00 PM
    Many congrats on your featured piece this week. Rgds Janette

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 6:49:00 PM
    Not so bad, Kirstie. We all want more for our kids and sometimes it all feels futile. I liked the honesty in this. Congrats on the feature. God Bless. Vince