Treasure Island

Marvin Brato Sr

(March 2,1960 / Davao City, Philippines)

To My Daughter (Repost)


To My Daugther...

My little girl is now a pretty gal
Almost eighteen and stands regal
Right time will come my dear
In the future you have to bear
Zealously your own destiny!

Only you can decide
Life is no easy to ride
I can only guide you and tell
Vain efforts from good deeds
Excel in things your soul needs!

Plan your moves before acting
In the end the results will be interesting
Zero love life at this moment in time
At your age now it is really quite fine
Reach your goals and savor its reward
On that day happiness is your award!

Be diligent and resourceful
Reject bad habits never boastful
Act with caution do what is right
Tell the truth do not engage in fight
On then you will sleep tight!

Submitted: Monday, September 30, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 30, 2013

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  • S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (10/11/2013 12:59:00 PM)

    Wow dis is a great advising poem to yor daughtr true to life. She wud take these rhymin lessons to heart im sure. (Report) Reply

  • Roseann Shawiak (10/10/2013 4:24:00 PM)

    A father definitely can guide his daughter in finding and reaching her goals in life. Being there for her is the key.
    Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Sameer Ahsan (10/4/2013 3:22:00 AM)

    father is a guide to his daughter and son and a man with inculcating such views is a super father like you. (Report) Reply

  • Tribhawan Kaul (10/3/2013 6:11:00 AM)

    Message to your dear & loving daughter is crystal clear and beautifully penned. May God keep her blessed. (Report) Reply

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