If Only I Had More Time

March 25, 2010
I remember walking in your house one afternoon,
You said “There’s my daughter I never get to see!”
Even though everyone else, including me, knew I wasn’t your daughter.
But that didn’t stop you from acting like a father to me or anyone else who stepped foot in the house.
You hugged me goodnight and told me that you loved me.
As you did when I left the next day on your front porch.
I didn’t know that was going to be the last time I saw you.
The notion never passed my mind of you being snatched away like that.
Far more, in such a tragic way.
And now, now I feel horrible.
I stayed away for several months and then the day I decide to come,
You die.
Yet I still have memories of you, my second father, the best man I’ve ever known, you being here is what I would rather have.

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taylorlynnnnnnnn said...
May 12, 2010 at 9:17 pm
Carolann, you have a gift. All of you'r writting is moving. This one made me cry. I miss my daddy more and more every day. Thanks Carolann. I love you
lovecasss replied...
May 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm
This almost made me cry too. Your daddy would be very proud of you sweetie. I know you miss him more and more because so do I. I love you Taylor L<3
riter_wanab said...
May 12, 2010 at 11:53 am
R.I.P Harry we all miss you
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