Remember This


Pay attention
‘Cause who knows a true friend
Who in any situation
Would be down until the end?

Stay focused
Be cautious
‘Cause speeding equals losing
Slow and steady wins the race
Soon you’ll be chilling with the bosses

Take your own lane,
Make it your own game
The sun will soon shine
When you’re walking through the rain

Go with your gut
Remember what mamma taught
‘Cause war with these streets
Is a fight that can’t be fought

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  1. Sarah S. on December 25, 2013 at 5:16 PM

    I really like the first line, because it’s a command you can’t ignore. “Pay attention,” it says, and so I do. But the last quatrain– especially the last two lines– are my favorite, because they are so true and yet so many people fail to take this advice. Keep preaching.

  2. davichon on December 28, 2013 at 10:12 PM

    Dear JA: This gets stronger and stronger as it goes on “mama taught/ fight that can’t be fought.” is terrific.

    Keep on.
    —Grandpa D.

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