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  • They taught me how to count
    They taught me how to grow
    They taught me how to listen
    How to
    And write

    They taught me what to value
    And they taught me when to stop.
    They taught me how to sing
    And how to
    And how to

    They taught me I’m a growing lily
    And they’ll always be my sunshine
    They taught me why to smile
    And how always to be kind.

    They taught me how to handle change
    They said "relish a parent’s kiss"
    They taught me to seek my own path

    And they taught me what love is.
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