Treasure Island

louis rams

(09/13/1943 / new york city)

*******************A Womans Insight*************1978


i felt a slight twinge in my heart
that deep down burning feeling tearing me apart.
i thought that it would go away
but now i know it's here to stay.

that feeling of when i look at my childs
picture at night.
and i go to her room to make
sure she's allright.
to see that smile upon her face
and i know she's dreaming of satin and lace.

i go back to bed, and all i could see
my little girls eyes burning thru me.
telling me of things that she will need
when she reaches puberty.

then she will reach that stage in life
when she herself will become a wife.

this is the part of life that a parent must bear
this is the part that they have to share.
to give their little girl to another
and wait for her to become a mother.

to see her go through the same stages in life
to have to go thru those struggles and strife.

now when she looks into her little childs eyes
she'll get that same feeling by and by.
and she'll know it was passed down the line.

Submitted: Sunday, August 30, 2009

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  • Heather Wilkins (5/30/2013 4:08:00 PM)

    the female has an insight no other can match. Given to her by GOD to protet her children. lovely write (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (2/13/2012 3:14:00 PM)

    Interesting, it is not easy to look beneath the actions of others and see the life behind the desires and loses. Read mine Cicatrix -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (9/3/2009 8:54:00 PM)

    now when she looks into her little childs eyes
    she'll get that same feeling by and by.
    and she'll know it was passed down the line.

    it is greatness of woman to have insight for emerging woman in child.. same struggle and smae passing of stage with so much care and worry.. i lovley presentation sir. i am fo rit...10

    read mine papa do u know..papa u too...mom i miis u (Report) Reply

  • Jessie Bernabe Cadsawan (8/31/2009 9:47:00 PM)

    Oh, Louis, that is a very wonderful message to your daughter! I am touched for that fatherly love... Not all fathers in the planet are like you! I appreciate your lines, let it be seen by the world so that love can touch souls! It can be applied not nly to daughters, but to all children of all genders and parents too! i rate you 10! EXCELLENT! (Report) Reply

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