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Estranged Daughter

by Craigd741

She grew up before I even noticed,
She’s a big girl now.
Please forgive me, dear,
I didn't mean to disavow.


“I promise I’ll be there love,
At your graduation.”
The date went buy unnoticed,
I “lost” the invitation.

“Dad, I’m marrying Tom!”
I wished her congratulations.
Promised I’d be there,
If there were no complications.

Needless to say there were,
Now my daughter is twenty-five.
I was busy in my little surgery,
Barely even noticed she was alive.

Now inside my brain,
A light bulb has been lit.
I will be part of your life love,
And this time I really mean it.





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Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
by mandiiiii on Monday, November 23, 2009 (20:37:00)
wow this bring tears to my eyes, i can relate to everthing you say here
nice job
mandi

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    Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
    by Craigd741 on Friday, November 27, 2009 (16:36:54)
    thanks mandi

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Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
by WordLover on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 (08:56:43)
oh my Craig - this poem truly hits home! My daughter is 19 and away at school - and although we lost the closeness for a time, I think we're getting it back. If this is based on a true situation, then do whatever you can to keep the closeness there. Beautiful write.

Take care/Sandy

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    Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
    by Craigd741 on Friday, November 27, 2009 (16:37:43)
    It is based on a true situation, but once again, not my own experience. Thanks Smile

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Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
by questionajourney on Friday, November 27, 2009 (18:14:20)
a painful portrait of time and her shoret stay with us, before the onset of the future..welldone..q

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    Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
    by Craigd741 on Sunday, November 29, 2009 (13:19:58)
    Thank you for that analysis q, glad you dropped by.

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Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
by Disfrazada on Saturday, November 28, 2009 (01:03:49)
Great write my friend.

Best wishes,
Disfrazada

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    Re: Estranged Daughter (Score: 1 )
    by Craigd741 on Sunday, November 29, 2009 (13:19:10)
    Thanks

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