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Looking back on our days together, I remember the love in his eyes.
He was Daddy and the smartest man ever. He would wipe my tears when I cried.
I'd say, "Daddy, can I ask you a question?"
And he'd just smile at me 'cause he knew it all.

He said, "Ask me a question, whatever you like.
Ask why there's darkness, or why there's light.
I'm ready to listen. Ask me what a big word means.
Darling, I just hope you never have to ask if I love you."

As I grew older I started to doubt him, started thinking he was wrong.
We had our share of arguments, and I missed what I thought was gone.
I said, "Daddy, can I ask you a question?"
And there were tears in his eyes, 'cause he knew my thought.

He said, "Ask me a question, whatever you like.
Ask why there's darkness, or why there's light.
I'm ready to listen. Ask me what a big word means.
Darling, I just hope you never have to ask if I love you."

The years flew by too quickly, and I was grown and in a veil
Getting ready to be given away to the new man who knew it all.
I said, "Daddy, can I ask you a question?"
And he shed a tear 'cause he knew it'd be my last.

He said, "Ask me a question, whatever you like.
Ask why there's darkness, or why there's light.
I'm ready to listen. Ask me what a big word means.
Darling, I just hope you never have to ask if I love you."

He was fading fast one night, with his grandkids by his side.
They wanted him to tell them what he thought Heaven was like.

He said, "Ask me a question, whatever you like.
Ask if there's darkness, or how much light.
I'm ready to listen. Ask me what clouds are like.
Darling, I just hope you never have to ask if I love you."




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Zoya_KhanThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Dec. 21, 2012 at 8:29 am:
Nice :) :) :)
 
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ErisRose said...
Jan. 20, 2012 at 7:32 pm:
This is so sweet and beautiful!! I loved it(:
 
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Jackie said...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 5:20 pm:
Your words are wonderful....I do hope this is made into a song. You are a talented lyricist.
 
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imac said...
Jan. 18, 2012 at 3:45 pm:
Thoughts straight from the Heart beat, Golden words written on a silken sheet, Wrapped and sealed for a special day, To the one thats loved in every way.
 
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Joe Cool said...
Oct. 8, 2009 at 6:34 pm:
Awesome lyrics! I want to hear this song!
 
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straightfromthevine said...
Oct. 4, 2009 at 1:38 pm:
I love this... I hope I'll never ask Him that question.
Good song! Keep writing
 
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