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Do What Makes You Happy

Rating: 3.7

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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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Follow your dreams, be yourself and become what you want to become.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
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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