She makes adjustments Those that occupy me May now stand at attention Playing peek-a-boo Often saluting on-lookers Can't find a quality me at Wally World Nor the swap meets 12 hour shifts Don't mind the job so much They depend on me for help Carrying what feels like tons Thank God for the cut backs in '96 Yet, I'm still an "F", envy of "A's" and "B's" When it's all said and done My shift ends when I parachute across the room In a high wind The landing isn't important For tomorrow, my shift starts again Supporting the team
Tammy Wynette is a mother of three and a “G-MA” (grandma). Born in Warren, Arkansas, she currently resides in Sacramento, CA and is pursuing an AA degree in English at American River College, with plans to transfer to California State University, Sacramento (Sac State). She is an active leader and role model in her community, she works with teens sharing and teaching poetry, as well as providing insight for young parents to prosper.
She has certificate from NAMI (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) and is a trailblazer & Griot, keeper of stories/traditions passed down from her ancestors. As an Author and motivational speaker it’d be an honor to present at your events to inspire, encourage & let our VOICES be heard!
She has short stories and poems published in Our Black Mothers Brave, Bold and Beautiful!
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