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Daddy Comes Home Once More
by Melissa Crosson

Tuesday, March 30, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Surprisingly it took me almost 3 hours to write this one! Could have something to do with the fact I caught a rerun of Voyager I hadn't seen!

A kiss goodbye was all she got
As her Daddy ran out the door
He had been called back
He had to go fight a war

She dreaded every ring of the phone
Until she heard his voice once more
She was old enough to understand
That he may never walk back through the door

She wrote him every day
Just to tell him she was doing okay
She even sent him pictures
That she had drawn for him everyday

Six months of the same routine
Suddenly the phone wouldn’t ring
She actually wasn’t worried
She kept to her same routine

She knew her Daddy would call
She knew he would walk back through the door
Even though he was fighting a war
She knew he would come through the door

Daddy came home one day
He walked through the door
She didn’t care that he limped
She only cared he came through the door

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Reviewed by Kate Clifford 4/7/2004
Very heart touching write!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/31/2004
Throught your faith and your own believe you have given the courage to your Daddy to live through his difficult time. You are a great daughter. Wonderful write indeed!

~ Sandie Angel ~
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 3/31/2004
There are so many uncertains in life..and when you start speaking of one going off to war, they are compounded so many times over.
Dad and child in this write has a joyous's always touching to see things end on a good note..
But it's so painful when they don't...
Good write Melissa once again...Lisa
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 3/31/2004
"Daddy Comes Home Once More" HAS A VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE that one can feel and understand or just feel.

Happy Healthy Day, Poet!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU

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