A Father's Silhouette

March 7, 2012
By Kianie GOLD, Westphalia, Kansas
Kianie GOLD, Westphalia, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
"You are the music as the music lasts" - Stevie Wonder


I wish he could be more to you.
More than a fatherly shadow.
I wish you could feel close to him,
But you can't mix oil with water.
I wish he could be a better person,
But alcohol is your replacement to him.
Baby, I often think about you and him.
I always wish he could be more than a silhouette.


The author's comments:
This poem was inspired by my boyfriend's relationship with his dad. It's alittle rocky, and, as much as I wish they'd be close, they never are.

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on Oct. 17 2014 at 9:50 am
ijusthavealotoffeelings SILVER, West Lafayette, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"these are my letters to the world, that never wrote to me"-Emily Dickinson

I was sitting here feeling really bad about my dad and crying and just looking for something or someone that seemed to fit, and this is it. This so decribes my relationship with my dad, and I can feel the compassion you have for your boyfriend in this. thank you


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