I'm guessing this was intentional, maybe not. But loved the play on words with the line 'when I'm right in the middle of raising her' - you try your best to raise your daughter right, but perhaps your daughter doesn't feel like you have? There's always so much to discover in short poems such as this one, so many different ways to interpret.
Brilliant larry well done great poem so few words yet so much said and meant that is what i call good poetry skill
10 months ago
Larry I absolutely love this because it reminds me so much of my relationship with my mum because she taught me things like right from wrong, the birds and the bees etc and I'd listen but not exactly be there if that makes sense as I'd be in a world of my own so to speak where I'm always right and she was wrong but since I've grown up I realise that I wasn't always right but because my mum's one of the best (I know many will say it) she let me make my own decisions and learn from my own mistakes and I'll admit if I'm half the woman she is then I'm doing something right. This brought back so many memories, thank you