TEN…author unknown

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For my friend Stephanie…I think you can relate

‘some houses try to hide the fact that children shelter there

ours boasts of it quite openly, the signs are everywhere

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for smears are on the windows

little smudges on the doors

I should apologize I guess for toys strewn on the floor

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but I sat down with the children

and we played and laughed and read

and if the doorbell doesn’t shine

their eyes will shine instead

For when at times I am forced to choose

the one job or the other

I like to be a housewife

but I love to be a mother’

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