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The Tooth Fairy

For many years or so it’s' said, the tooth fairy appears when were asleep in our bed,
Light as a feather she moves in the night, from house to house a mission to ignite,
The task at hand for few of us know, the rule her duty, now unfold,
Many do try to reveal this side, the lucky ones can really fly,
Remember to look and not stare, her wings are hidden she's always aware
She hides them well; they appear at night; practice practice they assist her in flight.
A vote one right this daunting task reigns, the one who's chosen the goals the same,
A smile for those a good disposition too, will seal the deal and carry them through,
Warmth within that carries on out, a soul in need a friend in doubt,
A grasp of life a cheerful one too, to fit the mould a little luck too,
What she brings cannot be shared; she has a gift as all are aware,
Its pride or a sense to share, the honour the code the right to bear,
The knowledge, a right, for the task at hand, each size of tooth weights the demand,
Each tooth a factor to decide the price, the calculation to develop will change her plight,
With size and volume and weight to bare, the cost & price the currency to share,
Many years in school many teeth to learn, many sizes to know ongoing concern,
By day she works a cause she earns, at night she appears the love she learns,
Each tooth's a treasure and fought with pain, a space to be filled in minor change,
A look a smile a thought no frowns, she carries her pride and warmth surrounds,
A gift a moment a time to share, this task at hand yet few aren't aware
A thought a moment a time to ask, where does she keep the teeth, she brings back
When does she quit, or does she retire, who's up to the challenge how do inquire?
Remember the rule remember your rights, you have a gift you bring joy to the night,
Upon each morning, a child will find, a coin a value to cherish for all time,
A challenge to heed this goal to share, for one the tooth fairy still cares.

About this poem

remembering long ago getting money from the tooth fairy. I wrote this to share with all.

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Written on February 28, 2008

Submitted by silverbb53 on December 14, 2021

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