She's a single mom, working hard,
Going back to school.
Got divorced, had a cancer scare;
Life can seem so cruel.
She takes each moment as it comes;
Does her best to smile,
But, sometimes, her soul gets weary,
Mode set on survival.
So, she holds on for better days;
Fights for her little girl.
To forge a better life for them,
She rearrange the world.
And every night she says a prayer
For guidance and for grace.
She's trusting God will make a way
To blossom in this place.
As a welder, she "lays down dimes,"
Fusing steel to steel.
As a mom, she's always trying
To keep things soft, but real.
Staying strong despite the hardships,
She hopes her daughter learns
To reach for dreams and not give up;
One day it'll be her turn.
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