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Never enough

November 2, 2021
By Dragonrider16 GOLD, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
Dragonrider16 GOLD, Fort Calhoun, Nebraska
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Favorite Quote:
we are all born with a divine fire in us. our effort should be to give wings to this fire.


Never Enough

thats all I hear

a college acceptance letter

opened with tears

of sadness

for no feeling of acomplishment 

just complaints from the parents

but never a proud moment

for that would give a gold star

and those are nearly only at four 

and no more

don't seek the pride

for it causes heartbreak

and sheltered pain

a job overdone

but tears come

for the harsh words rain down

saying do it better and clean it up

but a thank you 

would be asking for too much

A's litter the report card 

with a 4.00 GPA

but a you should have a 4.5 GPA

tears are coming

becuase I tried

but it is Never Enough

to recieve the precious gold star

so every night in a hope I pray 

and I hear a calming voice

I don't hear the words

Never Enough

but I love you and you are worth everything

look up and know 

I love you

and 

You Are Enough


The author's comments:

I know a lot about wishing for a complimant form a parent and so I wrote this to say don't give up and know there is a loving person, or something that tells you, you are enough.


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