Treasure Island

Dakota Ellerton

(December 23,1993 / Cobourg)

My father, My father


My father, my father,
I love he,
my father, my father,
made me see,
how beautiful this world really can be.
My father, my father,
said to me,
my daughter my daughter,
come see me,
I wont be around forever, and i have things that must be.
My father, my father,
dont die on me.

[I wrote this while my father was in the hospital, I'm sorry to say he never got to leave. R.I.P October 7,08.]

Submitted: Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Edited: Thursday, June 10, 2010

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  • Emma_1221@list.ru Adamyan (6/7/2010 5:29:00 AM)

    only a tender heart of devoted child can create such lovely piece. im proud to share the same date of birthday with such talented poet like u! (Report) Reply

  • Kelcie Harm (6/7/2010 2:33:00 AM)

    I too wish i had a relationship like the one you have with your father!
    You are blessed to be loved & to love someone so strongly. (Report) Reply

  • Layla Stone (2/17/2009 11:54:00 PM)

    lovelt just lovely raven! i wish i could care about my father the way you do... if you read my poem, A Living Statue, it is subtley directed toward him. keep up the great work.
    -Layla (Report) Reply

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