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I am a Dad
by Michael R Robinson
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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,
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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