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#957814 - 05/01/12 11:40 PM Song Challenge#52 Mother  
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The goal of our "Song Challenges" is to write songs/lyrics on demand within set parameters. We don't critique each other's songs in this thread (but you can say you like someone's song if you want to.) Please post your original works. If you have already written a song/lyric that fits within the parameters, please feel free to post it.

Almost time for Mother's Day. This time write a new song about a mother. You don't even have to use the word mother, just make sure the song is clearly about one. Have fun!


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#958052 - 05/03/12 11:39 PM Re: Song Challenge#52 Mother [Re: Jean Bullock]  
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Hey there Jean,

Gosh, I've been so delinquent with the Song Challenges (among other things)! So here's one I dug up from the vault to help out.

Thanks a bunch for keeping this going... and hope all's well with you grin .

Beth



"Baby of Mine"
(c) Lyrics Beth Williams 2007

V1:
A moment's transgression
Your life set in motion
I learned the first lesson
Of a mother's devotion

V2:
Belly rising like dough
Just 16, I had no choice
Was told Let Her Go
Never got to hear your voice

Chorus:
Baby
O Baby
O Baby of Mine
I gave you away
Now I'm doing the time
I kneel and I pray
That somehow I'll find
A way to explain
We were both left behind
Baby, O Baby of Mine

V3:
Were promises kept
Or would you discover
The tears wept and swept
Aside, I'm your mother?

Chorus:
Baby
O Baby
O Baby of Mine
I gave you away
Now I'm doing the time
I kneel and I pray
That somehow I'll find
A way to explain
We were both left behind
Baby, O Baby of Mine

Bridge:
Freckles and hair as red as can be
A missing branch on your family tree
Finally brought you back to me

Chorus:
Baby
O Baby
O Baby of Mine
I gave you away
Now I've paid for my crime
All these years later
I’m grateful to find
You too want to make
Up for all the lost time
Baby, O Baby of Mine

Tag: No more haunting, no more fear, Baby O Baby of Mine now you’re here


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#958531 - 05/07/12 04:11 AM Re: Song Challenge#52 Mother [Re: Beth G. Williams]  
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Thanks for posting this, Beth.


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#958675 - 05/07/12 11:14 PM Re: Song Challenge#52 Mother [Re: Jean Bullock]  
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Originally Posted by Jean Bullock
Thanks for posting this, Beth.


My pleasure Jean. I was going to bump the thread anyway....thought it would be a fun reminder of this timely challenge smile ....

Take care,
Beth


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#958905 - 05/09/12 02:11 AM Re: Song Challenge#52 Mother [Re: Beth G. Williams]  
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Beth that was beautiful and BTW your picture is stunning. I can picture it on the book jacket of that witty and wonderful best selling book I just know you are going to write!!!! smile


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