Get Your Premium Membership


When I was a child, all the neighbors said, “He looks exactly like his father! ” While back at home, said all my kin “He looks exactly like his mother! ” Then came the age I went to school Teachers commented in perfect scroll And wrote back then, “All things considered, He is, in many ways, his sister! ” So to home I scurried and found a mirror To know which one was true, and what a wonder And curious! Yet surprised I should not be To find my father, mother, sister, all three— —staring back at me.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

A comment has not been posted for this poem. Encourage a poet by being the first to comment.