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Son to Father

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Son to Father

When I was just a kid, 
I’d watch you dress in blue. 
Knowing that someday, 
I’d be just like you.
 
When you’d leave my eyes brimmed, 
And quickly started to stream. 
I idolized you in everyway, 
And wanted to live your dream.
 
Now that I am older, 
I realize I’m like you. 
Polishing my badge, 
And walking in your shoes. 

I think about your words, 
While filling in my blotter. 
I’m pleased to be like you; 
The pride of son to father. 


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  1. Date: 5/10/2009 12:02:00 AM
    Lovely tribute to your father Tyler, dads are so kool - James.

  1. Date: 4/13/2009 4:37:00 AM
    aww so wonderful and a great poem for your dad, my dad was my pride and joy too. God bless you from diane

  1. Date: 4/12/2009 8:16:00 PM
    a great tribute to your dad. a great write !

  1. Date: 4/12/2009 8:06:00 PM
    Nice childhood memories Tyler. I can tell your dad was an inspiration to you. You rock at police themed poetry...Raul