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I am a Dad
by Michael R Robinson

Wednesday, February 20, 2008
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A unique side of me. Poetry is something I generally don't do, but enjoy reading. This is to my children...


For My Children


 


 


 


 


I wait, but impatiently


I pace, neurotically


I listen, only for two words


I walk, on eggshells night and day


It is no fault of hers


I worry but I donít tell


 


The words come one great day


I race, fanatically


I drive, recklessly


I stutter, incoherently


It is no fault of hers


I worry, but I donít tell


 


I comfort, she cries


I cry inside, take her pain


I wobble, but stand tall


I hold, but wish to crumble


It is no fault of hers


I worry, but I donít tell


 


I smile, hold you tight


I praise, show to the world


I kiss, ever so gently


I pray, always for you


It is no fault of yours


I worry, but I donít tell


 


I watch, stand by your crib


I play, make odd sounds


I laugh, you make sounds


I wonder, every day


It is no fault of yours


I worry, but I donít tell


 


I give, you go to school


I seek, you giggle and hide


I read, keeping monsters at bay


I watch, remembering each day


 


 


You grow, learn so much


You cry, they hurt you again


You laugh, school was fun


You scream, lifeís not fair


It is no fault of yours


I still worry, but I donít tell


 


You dress up, prom is near


You fret, grades are hard


You wish, friends were true


You cry, life hurt you again


It is no fault of yours


I worry always, but still donít tell


 


You finish, graduation complete


You pack, college bound you go


You sigh, home now behind you


You cry, you are on your own


 


I watch, I wait,


I pace, I laugh,


I wonder, I cry


 


But most of all,


I am; still here


I am; a dad


You are; never alone


I worry, everyday,


 But hush I donít tell.


 

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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 2/21/2008
Just wonderful to see the love that is shared so willingly. Being a parent is no easy task, but one that is so very fulfilling....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by twinklewrites at her desk (Reader) 2/21/2008
Michael...very touching write for your children,I am sure they will love reading it and cherish it forever. I sincerely loved
the reading of your poem. Hugs, Peggy



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