This poem is featured in the “Family Poems” ebook by Adan & Sheila Lerma, a collection of over one hundred original poems.
Poems for Mom, Dad, brothers and sisters, and extended family.
“a beginner’s view : the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of thought that works toward integrating various topics, yoga, fitness, and the arts – it’s a process…”
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“step mom” – mother’s day week of original poetry
step mom’s and dad’s can be tricky, even if they’re great
one doesn’t the familiarity-luxury of one’s own parents, and how we’re engrained in our behavior with them
i suppose this opens up the opportunity to evolve something new with a parent-like figure, learn something new, be someone new…
I am to
a part of me
I wasn’t born with.
How lucky to have
learned it from
you and made
it a part
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if, as i mentioned in this week’s first poem in my mother’s day week of poems, a parent might be our first, our own given-guru, i guess a step-mom or dad could be like the substitute teacher
don’t worry, either way, i believe, we’re entitled to and expected to out-grow our guru-need -
not saying anything ’bout all those threads of human feelings woven into us
namaste – con dios – god be with you
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