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I saw a little girl today
Buying ice cream from a truck
Then her dad walked up,paid the man
Then walked away
She ran after him,big smile on her face
And it brought me back to the day
When my own dad did the same
*Chorus*
*Daddy come back to me
Come back to your little girl
Come be the man that I always needed
Daddy come back to me
Look at how I've grown
Come be that man that I always wanted*
I talked to you today
And for the first time I didn't cry
I still feel broken inside
But what you said wasn't full of lies
Momma tells me to be careful
Because she knows what you can do
But I don't care
I just wanna get close to you
*Chorus*
I hugged you today
For the first time in years
And I think I might actually be healing
You say you miss me, and wanna see me more
And I know you're different than you were before
So this is me opening my heart
As tears gather in my eyes
I'm finally ready to let your love come in
Daddy came back to me
Came back just in time
He's trying to be the man that I always needed
Daddy came back to me
Now I'm almost grown
He's being the man that I always wanted





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musicismylife said...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 4:32 pm
Did he really come back or is it just a song?
 
broken.winged.raven This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 28, 2011 at 8:23 pm
he didn't come back home to me and mom if that's what you mean. but he did come back to me in the sense that he's being a better man and father to me and my lil sis and bro
 
musicismylife replied...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 1:36 pm
I really like the song!  I'm glad he has changed somewhat.  I hope things get better and better.  Just keep on writing it helps even when it does seem like it would. :)
 
broken.winged.raven This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 29, 2011 at 3:24 pm
thanks! and i know, writing and music are my saving grace most of the time :)
 
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