Daddy unknown.

February 26, 2012
By Kayla_Marie SILVER, McDonough, Georgia
Kayla_Marie SILVER, McDonough, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
-"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift, that's why we call it the present."
-"Don't be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams."

As I lie here with my thoughts
I can't help but think of you.
It's not what my memory that holds me captive,
Not what you did or didn't do.
Its the idea of not knowing
One half that flows inside of me.
That makes thinking of you dad,
Harder than it ever needs to be.
Some think I'm lucky
To have not known you at all
But they obviously haven't stepped in my shoes
To me my loss is not so small.
Laugh lines, wrinkles, little quirks and such
I don't know anything about him
And this is anything but luck.
Imagine looking like a stranger,
Or having traits from someone you don't know.
Death is never easy,
Though it never fails to show.
So another day another night
This stranger remains on my mind.
And though it does no good hope
I wish I wasn't left behind.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Jun. 30 2012 at 9:17 am
ElizabethDenton01 PLATINUM, Clawson, Michigan
42 articles 1 photo 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
“He’s not perfect. You aren’t either, and the two of you will never be perfect. But if he can make you laugh at least once, causes you to think twice, and if he admits to being human and making mistakes, hold onto him and give him the most you can. He isn’t going to quote poetry, he’s not thinking about you every moment, but he will give you a part of him that he knows you could break. Don’t hurt him, don’t change him, and don’t expect for more than he can give. Don’t analyze. Smile when he makes you happy, yell when he makes you mad, and miss him when he’s not there. Love hard when there is love to be had. Because perfect guys don’t exist, but there’s always one guy that is perfect for you.”
― Bob Marley

I can totally relate to this. I love how simple and innocent you seem. KEEP WRITING!

Greyblake32 said...
on Feb. 27 2012 at 10:39 pm
This is beautiful, your instilling a way for us reading the poem to understand to a point exactly how you, or whoever is dealing with this situation undoubtedly feel. A true work of art.


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