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Dear Dad

I just need you to be honest with me,
Tell me everything that you hid from me,
Cause’ you never truly spoke to me--
Come on father, I know you’re there…

Open up, tell me you care,
Let me feel that guilt that you never share,
Tell the family of your despair,
I’m in deep need of your weeping,
I can feel your heart beat,
It’s scared,
You’re scared; see, you’re turning red,
Just open up, quit tearing your hair,
I know you’ve been meaning to share.
I feel you breathing, louder than a bear,
You’re lost somewhere,
But you won’t even dare,
Fight your fears pops; it’s time to obligate,
Cause’ I know you’re still there,
Somewhere.

At least for one more stare dad,
He’ll offer you that,
It’s worth the chance pops, go for the spare.
Spit out the words you never shared.
Go on dad, it’s getting late,
The clock ticks and it’s too late to waste.
God will no longer wait…

At least tell me you love me,
Cause’ I’ve never heard you say it.
I promise you, we will forever be fair,
And, my heart will stop aching,
Then we could finally pair,
Cause’ to be honest,
My heart needs a repair,
But, you’re the only one to repair,
The damage inside this heart that I wear,
Otherwise beware that at the very end,
I’ll be just another boy,
Whose father was always there,
But never truly aware…

At least for one more stare dad,
He’ll offer you that,
It’s worth the chance pops, go for the spare.
Spit out the words you never shared.
Go on dad, it’s getting late,
The clock ticks and it’s too late to waste.
God will no longer wait…



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scary234 said...
May 14, 2013 at 12:57 pm
this was an amazing poem. i feel so sad but happy... i hope things get better
 
JNajeraO1205 replied...
May 16, 2013 at 4:45 am
Hey thanks a bunch. It really means a lot to me when people find my writing a good source for emotions.
 
One_winged_Angel said...
Feb. 28, 2013 at 11:25 am
Oh my goodness. This is so amazing! I teared up a little bit when I read this. I'm so sorry about your fathers passing away.
 
JNajeraO1205 replied...
Mar. 2, 2013 at 3:17 pm
Thanks a lot, he's actually still around, it's just that it's almost as though he has passed away.
 
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