Daddy, I love you too

June 17, 2010
By LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"


I saw her running through the field

A yellow dandelion in one hand

The stem wilted, flower hanging

The other hand, reached to the sky

Brunette curls bouncing in the wind

Pink bow far behind her

Laying in the dirt in front the first step

Her porch is where she waits

Crying out into the sky

Hand outstretched still

She calls out, “Daddy!”

Over and over

And in that hand, stretched out high,

Lay the letter he sent home

Two months ago

Then she fell into the flowers

As the aircraft flew past her view,

Reopened the letter

“I’m on my way home

Tomorrow, after we win.

Baby girl, I love you.”

Then shoved the wilted dandelion

Inside the envelope

And resealed it with a tear



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on Jul. 16 2010 at 3:57 pm
LeilaniLives PLATINUM, Fort Wayne, Indiana
42 articles 11 photos 128 comments

Favorite Quote:
"They say 'Life's two steps forward and one step back' - But what if I tripped and fell down the whole flight of stairs?"

Thank you dearly. A work of fiction nontheless, but I seem to dream this dream many times.

love2run GOLD said...
on Jul. 15 2010 at 1:36 pm
love2run GOLD, Star Valley, Wyoming
12 articles 4 photos 64 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I failed my way to success." Thomas Edison
"What kind of crazy nut would spend two or three hours a day just running?" Pre
"A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for." John Shedd

this is so heartfelt. i love it, so amazing. great job!




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