Treasure Island

Shay Shankar


Dear Daddy


Dear Daddy,
Will you come back home,
Mommies always crying,
I ask why,
She says you were a hero,
But sometimes heroes die,
She's being silly though,
Heroes always live,
Just like superman,
I told mommy this,
She said she was wrong,
Heroes always live even if they don't come home,
They live in our hearts,
she said,
I don't understand,
but I nod anyways,
But daddy won't you come back home?

Submitted: Friday, October 26, 2012

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