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Dad ( A Christmas gift from my daughter Jessica)
by Jack R Roberts

Friday, December 27, 2002

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To the one who taught me how to love,
The one who showed me with kisses and hugs.
The one who said the truth is not to hide,
The one who taught me the rules are made by which to abide.

To the one who kissed my tears when I was hurt,
Who along with Mom watched me roll in the dirt.
The one who always had a shoulder, on which I could cry,
The one who always had an answer when I asked why.

You are my movie partner, joke partner, food tester and more,
My shelter, provider, and protector for sure.
God couldn’t have made a better man, tried if he had,
Than the one I call my hero, the man I call my Dad.

Jessica Roberts – December 24, 2002


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Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 12/31/2002
It's good to see up and coming poets. This is great Jessica...Your words light the way to your Fathers true worth. I reckon he's a great guy too!! Always write Jessica....it is a wonderful gift you can give yourself. Thank you, Dani :)
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 12/29/2002
So touching Jack. I loved this poem. Floria
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 12/29/2002
I cried my eyes out here reading this....I love this and can relate to it as my dad was an angel on Earth and now is one in heaven ....Excellent poem!
Reviewed by coni lea harris (Reader) 12/28/2002
sounds like a cool realtionship, keep it going strong and those lines of communication open,,,thanks for sharing
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 12/28/2002
Beautiful tribute to a deserving parent. I know the Bible tells us to honor our parents and I always tried, but it must be really great to have parents who are loving and kind. I just never got that lucky.
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 12/28/2002
there is no better Christmas gift than this!
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 12/28/2002
A very wonderful tribute for Jack. You children are worth more to him than priceless jewels. No price can be placed on you. Nothing limits your Dads love for you. Bill Murray
Reviewed by Brittany Renée 12/27/2002
How very sweet. What a beautiful truth your daughter has written for you Jack. You're blessed to have such a lovely young lady!

Warm Love,
Brittany
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 12/27/2002
Jack,

What a wonderful tribute, you must be busting with pride for this talented and lovely one. Jessica is VERY GOOD. Happy New Year to you all.

JC xoxoxo
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 12/27/2002
So very nice and filled with the heart of the author~*
Reviewed by E T Waldron 12/27/2002
Jack, You must be so proud, this is just wonderful! So happy for your gift;-)
Reviewed by L M (Reader) 12/27/2002
Wonderful Write.
LM
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