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Melody Ann Mortenson

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Ramblings
by Melody Ann Mortenson

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Allow my thoughts to flow
From my
Head and Heart, down my arm
And into each finger that is clutching this pencil
I am trying to ignore it
Maybe I'm frightened
maybe I am frightened
Dad? Why did you say that to me
I was just a little girl
just a little girl
I even used my very own money!
I wanted to share my excitement
Pride was bubbling inside of me
bubbling inside

Your response Damned near killed me
Damned near killed me!
I tried in vain to gain your approval
Why did you EXPECT perfection
WHY?
I do not even remember hearing you say......
I Love You
I'm a big girl now
It's OK to disagree

I almost feel your tears as yoyu stand behind me
Finally realizing the pain I suffered
I need to sit back and relax now
MAYBE
just maybe
I will hear what I desire the most

Daddy?
I
LOVE
YOU


in memory
James Allen Marr
October 15, 1934-October 23, 1983



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Reviewed by Ed Lupinacci (Reader)
very touching and sad
and you are doing fine writing. just keep it up
Reviewed by Kathleen M. Kohl (author)
Beautifully said Melody, Your Sis.
Kathy
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