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"Men Prayers" (Louis Toliver Jr-Swartz, LA)


"Men Prayers"

I pray to be the man today
That my mother taught to me to be
It was her that taught me the importance of taking good care of oneself

I pray to be the man today
That my father taught to me to be
It was him that taught me the importance of taking good care of others

I pray to be a man
Even though I have no mother or father
It was me that taught my own self
The importance of taking good care of my own self and others at the same time.

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