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A Dad

June 18, 2012
By AriannaNicole PLATINUM, Palmyra, Missouri
AriannaNicole PLATINUM, Palmyra, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
Joyce A. Myers

Anyone can be a father,
It’s not that hard to do.
But a dad on the other hand,
Takes a special person just like you.

You’re eyes were two gleaming stars,
This matched your snow-white smile,
And you always had to look your best,
You had such a dashing style.

I see you in every plant,
Every flower, grass stem, and tree,
Because of how you loved gardening,
How it brought you serenity.

Remember swimming every day
If it was warm enough outside?
Remember making those whirl pools,
Then letting them take us for a ride?

Your paintings cover the walls,
So I can see them every day.
This helps me hold my head up higher,
And know it’s going to be ok.

Its way too much for words,
But I’ll at least attempt to tell,
How I loved you so much.
When you died my world fell.

I love you to the moon and back.
Multiply that times 5.
And that amount of love never changed,
Although you are no longer alive

The author's comments:
This is dedicated to my dad who committed suicide July 10, 2009. I love you daddy!

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on Jul. 11 2012 at 2:37 pm
Writer_Jordan GOLD, Ellicott City, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.

This made me soooo sad, well written, sorry for your loss!

on Jul. 11 2012 at 12:08 pm
JustTryAndCatchMe. BRONZE, Fredericktown, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Und ich will nicht die Welt um mich zu sehen denn ich glaube nicht, dass sie würden understand.When alles gemacht hat, gebrochen zu werden, ich möchte nur, dass Sie wissen, wer ich bin." Goo Goo Dolls

I relate to this. I told you about my dad.


But I also want you to know that you did an AMAZING job with the descriptions. Its deep.

elizamc83 GOLD said...
on Jul. 11 2012 at 12:07 pm
elizamc83 GOLD, Concord, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
"From now on, I don't care if my tea leaves spell 'Die, Ron, die,' I'm chucking them in the bin where they belong." -Ron Weasley

I really felt the emotion in this poem, and it must have been hard to write. May your dad rest in peace <3

on Jul. 6 2012 at 1:49 pm
Just-Another-Girl GOLD, Keighley, Other
17 articles 0 photos 43 comments

Favorite Quote:
- "A coward may survive...but a hero..a hero lives on in the hearts of the people he saved"

- "Words don't have the power to hurt people, unless the person who said it means a lot"

You say that love is nonsense. I tell you it is no such thing._

omg that was truely amazing, i had a tear in my eye as i read it