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In The Summertime of Days

For Gwendolyn Rix's Contest "Mom, I'm Pregnant"..... (There is a great chance a teen mother will end up on welfare) ___________________________________________________________________ In the summertime of days When all she had was being young The price she paid for one mistake Would be the greatest one In the summertime of days In arms that held her warm His smile as tender as the breeze Came long before the storm In the summertime of days She asked for nothing more Than to turn back clocks to yesterday Just as it was before But summer ended much too soon And stormy clouds began Decisions drifted in the wind The sky was falling in When tears began to fall A ray of hope appeared With guiding stars, to light the way And parent's love to steer... The sun will shine again She has walked a million miles With help to lead her along the way In the summertime of days

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 5/26/2011 1:13:00 PM
No matter how one slices it the unwanted or too early teen pregnancy it is not a great situation..Very creative write on the topic that reads like winning material..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work..Sara
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Date: 5/26/2011 12:07:00 PM
"When all she had was being young." I like this line especially - leads to tragedy or joy. LOve, daver
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Date: 5/26/2011 8:29:00 AM
This has such a melodic quality to it, Carrie-- and I really love what you convey here, that parents can be so supportive in such situations-- it gives hope that despite mistakes, we can count on our parents-- beautiful and touching write-- & thank you for your inspiring comments in my baby narrative :) hmm maybe I would have the guts to read at Drake's show again since you'll be there ;) I called in last time 9after the show), too bad I missed the most recent one! did you read? hugs to you! :)
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Date: 5/26/2011 8:03:00 AM
Carrie, good luck in the contest.... One has so much to acomplish and go thru.. in this life time... I know in sure have... and stilll I have not reached that point or mile... poem well done,..p.d.
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Date: 5/26/2011 7:36:00 AM
OOO! and a wel done poem. I had one of these just hit me. With a gooodness blessing~luv*SKAT
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Date: 5/25/2011 8:07:00 PM
Wonderful poem.Liked the ray of hopeat the end.Best wishes....
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