Saturday, June 2, 2012

Saturday Centus: Just Like Mommy

It's time for another Saturday Centus. Jenny Matlock provided this picture. Well, actually she gave us part of the picture last week.... and I never got my entry onto paper - er, well, onto my computer. So now we see the complete picture and we were challenged to use it as inspiration and write just 100 words.


When I grow up I want to be like my Mommy.
I will walk through life with my chin up high. 
And won’t be afraid of what’s to come.
At the end of my path
Is a great reward
So I try not to be very glum.
I walk on through each day,
Though I don’t feel very brave
And I often feel lost and alone.
I walk on, walk on
With hope in my heart,
I am really not alone. 
For Mommy’s angel is watching over me. 
Mommy’s angel is there, don’t you see? 
I will never be alone.

My apologies to Rodgers & Hammerstein for any likeness to "You'll Never Walk Alone". 
It was purposeful.
Somehow their wonderful song came to mind.
What can I say, imitation is the best form of flattery! 

To read other responses to the prompt, visit Jenny's site by clicking on the Saturday Centus link below.


12 comments:

  1. I'm glad you changed your mind after reading my offering. Yours made me cry! Mine was just silly!

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  2. That was beautiful. Thank you for sharing & thanks for visiting.

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  3. I'm glad you were inspired by that song - I love that song.

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  4. I thought some of that sounded familiar, ha. I loved that used it. Very sweet story and heartfelt.

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  5. A beautiful sentiment. We love our mommy angels who watch over us.

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  6. My daughter would never think of me when trying on heels. I never wear high heels....or a dress. lol!

    ~Lisa

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  7. Oh how sad. Good job! Amazing how each of us thinks of something different when we see the prompt. laurie @ http://dealingwithmyinnercritic.blogspot.com/

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  8. There is a sadness to this one. I'm sure there will be other things to remind her of mum other than heels.

    Mine is late but it's here

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  9. Oh man. This made me cry. Gosh. It made me look at the picture in a whole different light.

    I can see the Dad just giving in to what the little girl wanted because...well...she doesn't have a Mom active in her life.

    This was really touching.

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