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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
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)
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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