Treasure Island

JENIE FRANKSAY

(07 august 1996 / samastipur)

Daddy Said


as a child i used to think,
what would i be
when i grow up?
i asked daddy.
he would smile & gently pat my head.
then pulling his hand i would plead
'answer me daddy. answer me.'
looking at me lovingly,
daddy said
'be what you wish,
you're free. i leave you unleash.
no boundaries for you dear.
be what you want.
you choose your favourite future.'

Submitted: Thursday, June 27, 2013
Edited: Friday, June 28, 2013

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for my dad Mr. Sanjoy Kumar Mitra.

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  • Ramesh Rai (10/16/2013 10:02:00 AM)

    beautiful expression.daughters are always dearer to father but sorry i dont have daughter. but i can realise the softness of your write. keep it continued. poetry is the gift of GOD. a soothing with petfection. a great poetess. (Report) Reply

  • Siyabonga a Nxumalo (7/7/2013 2:40:00 PM)

    Awwwwwww! ...what a poem, such a lovely, excellently penned poem dear... I said to my daughter one day, I won't live your life for you, but I will be right here when you need me and give you the support you need, your father is a good man. He raised a good lady too, never disappoint him.
    Siya_! ! (Report) Reply

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