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  I Miss You, Daddy
by Jill Eisnaugle
Friday, December 26, 2008
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I wrote this poem to benefit the children who seek the services of Daddy's Spirit, a non-profit organization in Pennsylvania that assists children who have lost their fathers through death.


 

 
 
Daddy, how I miss you
Now that you’ve gone away
Mommy can’t pitch like you do
I wish that we could play
I finally tied my shoelace
Just like you showed me how
My team finished in third place
Daddy, I need you now.
 
Daddy, I think about you
When I see stars at night
My heart has turned to bright blue
Without you, nothing’s right
Mommy says that you see me
From your home in the sky
Daddy, I’ve climbed the oak tree
Hoping that you’ll say hi.
 
Daddy, I hope you hear me
I have so much to say
I’m as strong as I can be
Now, that you’ve gone away
Mommy says I’m the man now
But, I am just a kid
Daddy, can you show me how
To share the way you did?
 
Daddy, please know I love you
I miss you, every day
I miss the things we would do
Like fishing in the bay
Mommy says you are with me
You’re there to calm my fears
No one knows better than she –
But, who will dry my tears?
 
© 2008 – Jill Eisnaugle’s Poetry Collection

Daddy's Spirit Moves Me Forward


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Reviewed by Linda Hill
Jill,
Heartfelt and beautiful. It brought tears to my eyes. Its hard for a child to understand when a parent leaves them in death. You are an amazing poet, Jill!

Many blessings,
+Linda
Reviewed by Mitchell Marlow, Sr.
Hi Jill. Very heart warming. I enjoyed your poem very much.
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
Written from your heart Jill... A sad poignant sharing .....M
Reviewed by Michelle Mead
WOW, this is so sad, so real, soo good.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
A heartache piece of tribute. Well done!

Georg

Reviewed by Paul Berube
A sad but beautiful piece of work Jill. Well done.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
I know, Jill, I know...too many children missing their Daddies...

(((HUGS))) love and prayer, Karla. :(
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
(((HUGS))) and much love and many prayers~!
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
The song of many of the victims of the Iraqi war and your own loss, still so near.

Splendid.

Ron
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
heartfelt offering Jill!!

A Belated MERRY CHRISTMAS to you!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
This tears at the heart. So hauntingly beautiful. Liz
Reviewed by Linda Law
This is certainly a thoughtful piece for those who are in need....Children come in all ages...and this made me think of the twins, Karen & Karla who lost their dad a few months ago...and how fresh the pain and loss remains. Thank you Jill. lindalaw
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
what a beautiful gesture-beautiful poem
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