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The dumbest, smart man
Has bent his last bow
Common sense he was lackin’
But, intelligent, no doubt

His I.Q. was genius
Human nature was low
So much still to learn
But, for him, time to go

He tought me mechanics,
Math, history, and how to fight
Now his fighting days are over
He went on wading to the light

So, I have a prayer
Dear God, it is for you
Please look after my Daddy
As I wish I could do

And thank you for the time
Well spent by his side
I will never forget
The way he lived with pride

-Miranda Lambert-

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  1. Date: 7/14/2011 12:03:00 AM
    And what's with the name Change!???? You abandoning OUR last name, Friend LOL

  1. Date: 7/14/2011 12:02:00 AM
    I am pretty sure I knew this dude! NICE!

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 11:49:00 PM
    MIranda, what an honest and lovely tribute you have penned here. I know a few people this way. They are just too smart to "get" the things we low level intelligences get as common sense. My dad is a bit like this too. And thanks for that burlesque contest. I just finished reading all the winners. NOt a bad one in the bunch. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 9:33:00 PM
    a beautiful and touching trubute to your dad.

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 9:02:00 AM
    Daughter is always an apple of her father's eyes. Touchy and moving write, Miranda

  1. Date: 4/8/2011 11:37:00 AM
    That is touching.... Beautifully written, great poem