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A Unique Job

It was very hard for me growing up As had to raise my two months old cousin. Me! An adult at the age of six, yup. After three years, my aunt gave birth to twins. Then, three years more and their sister was born To get trained after getting a degree In the populated house, was forlorn. Thought for a job to have my own life’s spree. Then, the uncle and aunt died suddenly Leaving my four cousins under my care. And my dream to have my own died wholly Though my head said, “No, It’s not fair, not fair”. But my heart won over my head duly Now the four cousins are my life only
+++ Based on a true story December 8, 2014 Form: Sonnet: (Tetrameter) Second Place Win Counted on (Total 140)

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Date: 12/28/2014 8:38:00 PM
dropping back with my congrats:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 12/16/2014 10:06:00 PM
Taking care of children is not an easy job at any age, let alone at just six years old... You have a caring heart and it shows in this poem. Well done, Dr. Ram! Congrats on your win!
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Date: 12/12/2014 11:10:00 AM
A good lesson to learn from you story Dr.,congrats on the win...huggs
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Date: 12/11/2014 9:24:00 PM
Such a wonderful story of true heroism. Congratulations on your win Dr. Mehta.
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Date: 12/11/2014 9:18:00 PM
Those children were so very lucky to have you..and Im sure they know it...a fine poem and a peak into your life. Congrats. BG
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Date: 12/11/2014 8:40:00 PM
Congratulations on a fine poem-I would have made it first in the contest- and even more congratulations on what sounds like a magnificent accomplishment in life John
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Date: 12/11/2014 6:23:00 PM
Sometimes you find the job....sometimes the job finds you. Congrats on you win.
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Date: 12/11/2014 3:19:00 PM
I remember Mum telling me a similar story about herself. Not an easy job. Congrats on win. Ron
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Date: 12/11/2014 2:03:00 PM
Dr, congratulations on your win, wonderful story, children raised by someone that loves them. Blessings 7
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Date: 12/11/2014 11:51:00 AM
If this is based on truth about your life, that was not an easy task but that had to be a very rewarding time..Thanks for the entry into my contest..I enjoyed reading your work..Sara
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Date: 12/11/2014 10:07:00 AM
What a beautiful story......and I'm sure that bond has lasted a lifetime ! Very touching story !! ps......many thanks to you Dr. Ram, for my recent placement in your contest....I'm so grateful !
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Date: 12/8/2014 11:57:00 PM
inspiring, dr. ram.. soupie mail for you again!.. huggs
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Date: 12/8/2014 4:44:00 PM
Such a heartbreaking write so beautifully penned - good luck:-) Hugs jan xxx
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Date: 12/8/2014 9:47:00 AM
love this, your work your poetry excellent as always..
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