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Get On Board and Stay On Board is a Collection of poems and short articles based on the Bible. The articles point to Jesus as the Mediator between God and man, and stres..  
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I am trying to be what you need...
It is not fair the way you disown me.
I guess I could never be what you want..
I am just a genetic link..
an unwanted memory left to haunt.
I am not perfect.. though I try to be..
The same blood you have also runs through me..
All I have is my unconditional love.
Something you may never know the value of..
For even in the end of this life..
that you are soon to leave.
You cannot give me one small piece of your heart .. unselfishly.
Everything seems to have a cost..
Pay for love, family, friendship or all is lost.
I am your disappointment ..
The unwanted one..
But I cannot change what is done..
I never meant to cause you pain.
I never wanted to be your shame..
I think that is what I am in your eyes.
I am sorry things had to end this way.
But I cannot be your disappointment another day.
Good bye my father....
May God give you all you want.
May God give you all I was not..
May I never be more than a mist of a memory..
of a small failure you cannot quite

Erica Ivory

To my father... with all my unconditional love forever.

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Reviewed by Sally Lima
brought tears to my eyes. I'm glad that we are good friends and this is why I love you so much. Your a beautiful person.
Reviewed by Jeff
Well said. I know the pain you have experienced. It is over. Let it go. Smile God loves you and...
Reviewed by Charles McKenzie (Reader)
this one's a little tough for father and I are estranged...
Reviewed by Estelle Schwartz
That was beautiful!!
Reviewed by Dr S J.Davies
Colerfull yet deep and with power, A verse for the ages
Reviewed by Tien Avielle (Reader)
join the tragic club, and find strength here.
You express it well, and that is a necessary step...yes, I too keep pledging to do "happy writes" ... but I'm too busy cherishing those few moments.
Reviewed by Lori Moore
Powerfully writen.
Reviewed by Sandy Forbes (Reader)
Deep and precise! If this poem is true, please know that you are special and God loves you and we do, too--at Authorsden. If this poem is not true, it is still a wonderful and deep write!
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
>tears <
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg
i think you expressed this subject very well..emotional feeling
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