I haven’t heard from Selasie in a while, but I see why!

Significance Speaks


Sometimes I simply fail

To appreciate the trail

I have travelled so far

Ardently pursuing the bar

From as young as I can remember

I was told to do my very best

Be good to your brother

Respect your parents

Do all your homework

Get the Chores done

Be quiet, don’t talk back

Be a lady, be courteous

Smile, don’t frown

Don’t be lazy

Be a good woman

Be a good wife

You can do better than that

The children need you

Be responsible

Take care of the house

Go to work

Get home early

What’s for dinner?

Do the laundry

Bedtime stories

Cuddles, hugs and kisses

Call the parents

Visit the parents

Rescue the homeless

Comfort the sorrowful

Give some wise words

The list never ends

I bet you have some more for me

Much more to add to these

But today, as I reflect

I give myself a…

View original post 224 more words


5 comments on “

  1. Sometimes it’s all you can do.


    • Thanks for dropping in, Laurie. I have been following Selasie for close to two years already (wow). She has so many interesting layers as a person. I miss that she has not been able to write as much as she used to.


  2. Very impressive. I as well commented on Selasie’s page.


Please, Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: