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Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time
Once upon a time

my daddy tucks me in
reading me a story
i fell asleap

two am
the house shakes
i lay in my bed
holding my book
daddy came in
he held me tight
I love you darling

he left

a crash of silence
i never got out of be
holding my book
waiting
waiting
for my daddy to come back

he never did

i sit there waiting
for my once upon a time to happen again





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jonasfan1 said...
Mar. 24, 2009 at 6:42 pm
Thank you
 
Gabriela R. said...
Mar. 3, 2009 at 5:35 pm
I think it was great you have the reader in your hand GREAT JOB
 
Kyana S. said...
Feb. 17, 2009 at 4:12 pm
As I was reading this poem, i realized that i meant to say "bed" in line sixteen.
 
mileyfan1 said...
Feb. 17, 2009 at 4:08 pm
I loved it. You are right though about the not pulling the reader in. It's a sad poem!
 
kodaluv said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 8:14 pm
wow dude thats sad!!!!! major depressing!!!
 
LinzyLove said...
Feb. 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm
wow. love it, nice job
 
Kacey W. said...
Feb. 14, 2009 at 5:52 pm
.....yah i dont really get it
well, i get it but its lacking the stuff to pull in the reader
i like it though
 
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