Sugar Bear

Be A Mother - Poem by Sugar Bear

Sometimes I feel like a Motherless child
Ever since you got that second job, Mom you’ve been wild
You don’t have much to say, either that or it’s plain mean
Nobody wants to communicate with a Grinch that’s so green
You either like me today, or you don’t
You say you’ll do things, but we all know you won’t
You’re just always complaining, and nagging
It’s like you’re never happy with me, or anybody
Whatever I do Mom, doesn’t seem good enough
You always want more juice than what you poured in the cup
You say I’ve done wrong, but what wrong have I done?
I know I can be rebellious, but guess who I got it from?
I’m trying to be right, but nobodies perfect understand?
I’m not my sisters, and I’ve done a damn good job creating who I am
Cause I’m not you, or them, so accept me for me
I’m no where close to the person you think you believe
Just try to know me, Mama can I get some support?
You never want to be there until the money shows through my shorts
Cause we just argue, and argue
We say thing that aren’t that true
But I’m going to be somebody mama, whether you’re there for me or not
I'm your daughter! Or have you forgot?
I know I’m going to be famous, no doubt that it’s true
But you won’t ever watch me perform until you see my face on the news
Just be there mama, do you care for me over your beer?
The only time you talk to me is when we’re brushing our hair
But by then you’re nagging, telling me I need another better job
I’m just a teen Mama, I can’t make as much as you and Pop
At least not now, cause I still haven’t got my foot through the door
When you should be pushing me out at sea, you're pulling me to shore
You don’t cook dinner Mom, what the hell do you do?
I just want to be your baby again, or is that too much to ask from you?
Be my mother, be our mother, A mother Mama please
Bring back to the table that peace
Cause daddy’s bullying us again, Daddy’s turning us into his slaves
The roles you should have done, he’s now stuffing in our face
You know he’s sexist, that's why you avoid home
But why the hell would you leave your only children alone?
Could you be my mother?
And not somebody I don’t know
See for a while now, I’ve been trying to find her
And once you find her
Please, send her home

Comments about Be A Mother by Sugar Bear

  • (6/7/2007 1:59:00 AM)

    great poem! when i read the poem of you, tears come to my eyes.
    my good kid, would you say 'i love you 'to your father and mather in any case...

    banana softly dies
    in chew of mine
    achieves its
    nirvana quiet
    a kind of silence
    always a thought understood
    and knowingly smile
    or sigh
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  • Malini Kadir (6/6/2007 11:56:00 PM)

    this was a touching peice my dear.............
    made me think If i played my part well........
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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