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Last Days With My Dad

LAST DAYS WITH MY DAD


You adopted us giving love
A mom & Dad & star above
We grew with a future of our own
Never left to do it alone

Then it happened last year
When you fell
We all rushed to be there
As you went through hell

I felt I was at a loss
As you laid there & tossed
You, holding on saying goodbye
Days later, you’re still alive

Back & forth you came
There was so much pain
Finding out who you are
As my tears begin to fall
Last days with my dad
I never really understood you
Feeling so deep & sad
Now I really do…..

THANK YOU, THANK YOU 

By: Shawn Jones
      3/ 15/02

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  1. Date: 7/18/2010 9:26:00 AM
    good job Shawn, typo in 4th stanza , mush should be much, maybe edit and fix please, very heartfelt sentiment in your poem enjoyed it,