Saturday, November 17, 2012

How To Love Your Teen-age Child




Poetics Aside Prompt: Take the phrase “How to (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.

How to love your teen-age child;
with much kindness and patience
How to acquire much kindness and patience;
with much pleading in prayer
How to inspire much pleading in prayer;
love your  * teen-ager

© Janet Martin

* a little history on the 'teen-ager'.
 


5 comments:

  1. Very wise. Smiles. A teenager needs love so desperately, with no clue that it is all around her. Yup. Prayers and hugs. And more prayers and hugs.

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  2. Yes, lots of hugs, even when they act like they don't want them:)

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  3. Thank-you Lucy. I'm glad about the reminder for the hugs from Sherry...lots of hugs:)

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