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Do What Makes You Happy

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My parents once asked me
When you grow up
What would you like to be?
An actor I said
I use to dream of it
Whist I lay in bed
They would say
It doesn't matter
What you want to be
As long as it makes you happy

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Follow your dreams, be yourself and become what you want to become.
Soumita Sarkar 20 May 2013

All parents who want to fulfil their shattered dreams through their children............must read this poem.Thank you.

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Owain Glyn 14 May 2013

So you became a poet instead, Lol

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Poetheart Morgan 13 May 2013

A beautiful way to be happy is to believe in your dreams!

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David Wood 12 May 2013

Not a bad idea. I am retired now, lost all the dreams. A good write

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Kelvin Owusu 14 May 2013

Simple and lovely truth an excellent thoughts response and dreams great work

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Dreams may not work the way we want ultimately but you cannot help dreaming. good write.

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A powerful perspective on goodness of fit. Well done my friend!

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Ambrosia A 27 November 2013

Lovely write. The title is the gist of all your lines and a great message too. Many a times we try to make others happy, but forget that unless we are happy we can't make others.

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Marvin Brato 07 November 2013

Indeed, our parents want us to be happy..... so they like us to do something that truly makes us happy! Nice sentiment!

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Heather Wilkins 13 September 2013

being happy in your life is most important. all the rest will come together. good write

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