more than

lucky lucky me

we do these things now

because we want to

for family for love

for being the right thing to do

& yes the feeling good

contributing to the whole

but I was not raised this way

all these were a chore

that had to be done

for appearances for spite

no love no care no grace

& me I was lucky lucky

to find friends people who loved

rather than endured

gave me chances to learn

to become more than

I’d had before

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