October 27, 2009
By orligirl BRONZE, Sherman Oaks, California
orligirl BRONZE, Sherman Oaks, California
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Favorite Quote:
You Must Be The Change You Wish To See In The World.

Why did I have to get
The dad that I did
I didn’t even have a choice
I couldn’t even bargain or bid

Why did I have to get a dad
Who puts his new family before his old
While he keeps them safe and warm
He leaves me out in the cold

I miss the dad that I used to have
That would try to cheer me up when I was down
Used corny jokes to get me to giggle, or even laugh
Always tried to make a smile out of a frown

But now I have to accept
The fact that he’s moved on
Even though it hurts, the fact is
The dad I used to know is now and forevermore gone

The author's comments:
I wrote this poem after a fight with my dad, when I was already depressed. MY parents divorced when I was ten.

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