RoseAnn V. Shawiak

(October 6,1950 / New Jersey)

Parents Waiting


Remembering titles from yesterday, knowing where I heard each song first.
Walking through the desert, going to high school, wanting to stay where all living creatures hid without going to school.
Yet, always doing what was right, never veering from the straight and narrow pathway that I was taught to follow from birth.
Parents being treated with respect and trying my best to not make them worry about me through the years of their life as they waited for me to grow up.

Submitted: Sunday, October 13, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013

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