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Daddy's Little Girl - by my daughter Jessica
by Jack R Roberts

Sunday, September 28, 2003

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This poem was written for me by my daughter Jessica. By coincidence she entitled it the same as the one I wrote for her. Neither of us knew the other was writing these. I wanted to share it with you.


Daddy’s Little Girl

She stands before the mirror
Made up in her dress and pearls
Realizing this is her day
As she grows to woman from girl

He stands across the room
Watching her smile and beam
Her happiness so contagious
Ready to bust at the seam

She stands before the aisle
A man at the other end awaits
For their lives to join and be one
She thinks this must be fate

He’s not sure he’s ready
But he knows now he must go
Because his baby is counting on him
They start off nice and slow

She finally reaches the end
She turns and gives him a kiss
She hands him a piece of paper
Then turns again and faces bliss

He sits in the pew and opens the note
Then looks at the woman in pearls
He smiles as tears well up in his eyes
It read “I love you from Daddy’s Little Girl”


© Jessica Roberts - 2003

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Reviewed by A PAX 11/20/2003
omg this is so touching and beautiful....talent and love runs in your family....i love this!
Reviewed by Susan Sparks (Reader) 11/17/2003
Geez, Jack. You are ONE lucky Daddy to have a little girl like that. My oldest daughter got married May 24 of this year and she is ABSOLUTELY beautiful, both on the inside and out. Her husband is extremely handsome also. They would make beautiful children together, but at this point have decided not to have children.
Reviewed by Jenni Kalicharan 9/30/2003
Sigh.... Touching...
Reviewed by serenety L 9/29/2003
Actually something to be happy about, but this poem made me cry, too.
You have a beautiful daughter Jack.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 9/29/2003
>tears <

beautiful tribute by your daughter, jessica; she has indeed inherited your writing talent! she is indeed blessed, and you are truly a lucky man!

((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))))) and much love, your friend in texas, karen lynn. :D

thanks for sharing, jack, and jessica, you did great! you should be here at the den along with your daddy! :D
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 9/29/2003
Jack...beautiful and two must have a wonderful tender relationship..thats how it should be with father and daughter...floria
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 9/29/2003
joyful tears are flowing from my eyes now....god bless u both....BHUWAN
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/28/2003
Oh Shit Jack this one made me cry...Now I miss my little girl even more!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington 9/28/2003
How beautiful and tender. You must be so proud and blessed.

Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader) 9/28/2003
A proud father and a lovely daughter excellent keepsake poem for her .
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/28/2003
Jack methinks your daughter had the whole den in tears;-)So wonderful to read especially after reading yours.
Reviewed by Nancy D. 9/28/2003
Oh this is so good it made me cry, daddy's little girl is now a beautiful young lady.

Reviewed by Marilyn Seray 9/28/2003
Extremely tender, made me cry. I'm still a daddy's girl, and so are my girls
Reviewed by Erica Ivory 9/28/2003
This almost made me cry... but since I don't ever cry we will call it a mist.. You are lucky.. Your daughter is lucky.. Even when your life is over she will always know your love is for eternity.
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 9/28/2003
Wow! Jessica, you have your Fathers talent.

Made me teary too..A beautiful, deeply felt I'm sure dear Jack will treasure...You need to get a den write very well indeed...ty, Dani

Btw.......See! I knew you were a treasure Jack :)
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 9/28/2003
Aww Jack. This made me cry. Jessica is a beautiful girl, and even a more precious Daughter to you. Her words for you tells everybody what a great person you are. Lisa
Reviewed by Joni Stewart-Hague 9/28/2003
happy and sad ....and all in the same breathe. Very touching poem, it took me back to that special day in my life, and to my own thoughts. I, too, was "Daddy's Little Girl", and perhaps he's, even now, remembering from Heaven. Beautiful poem. Thank you.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 9/28/2003
This is absolutely beautiful and brought joyful tears to my eyes for you and your daughter. Wonderful witnessing such love between a daughter and her father. Thank you for the sharing.
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