Treasure Island

Ima Ryma


Thanks to Mom


Mom birthed the cutest baby girl,
Who in her crib would dance divine,
With a head full of golden curl.
Mom took this as a destined sign,
And into dance school did enroll
The three year old, who caught the eye
Of Hollywooders with control.
Golden girl did electrify.
Mom's perserverence did assure
Her little girl successful true,
Oversaw costume and coiffure,
Curl count had to be 52.

Shirley Temple found filmdom fame
Thanks to Mom - Gertrude was her name.

Submitted: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Edited: Thursday, March 27, 2014

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