Who is Mariah?

Mariah is how she Mariah’s
She aspires to inspire
Tho’ she isn’t aware, I swear
It’s a wonderful Cross to bear

A delightful smile she has
The insightful glee of a child!
Sweet innocence of potential
To bloom against the earthly gloom

Such joy she brings - with annoyance  
Incessant chatter about random matters
But bubbly as always, doubly the sun rays
I love her just the same, forever in her name

That’s just who Mariah is

About this poem

I wrote this poem about my daughter after being inspired by a phrase on an ad I saw on the train, while traveling home.

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Written on June 28, 2022

Submitted by babbina on June 28, 2022

Modified on March 18, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 445
Words 88
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 1

Kari Michele Chrichlow

I'm from NYC and have a daughter who is a creative soul like me. I like to sing, write and rest in my spirituality. more…

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Discuss the poem Who is Mariah? with the community...

  • dougb.19255
    Against worldly gloom…she chatters. Like that concept and image. Reading it again almost tickes. Yep.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Soulwriter
    Beautiful. She must be something special :)
    LikeReply 11 year ago
    • babbina
      Aww thank you
      LikeReply1 year ago


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