Here's to the duo that raised me as an equal
I look upon them both as treasured friends who make my heart full.
Two opposites working in tandem,
It's about time I sit down and thank them.
There's mother Mary, sweet, sincere, and selfless.
She's a public servant, improving children's lives without rest.
Positive energy is ever-flowing,
As a road-block approaches she just keeps on going.
Then there's my resilient father Pat.
He'll do anything for me at the drop of a hat.
11th of 12 kids, he knows how to fight
when something he believes in doesn't go right.
Manners, values, beliefs, the keys to happiness
One word to my parents: I'm so incredibly blessed.