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A Dad's Answer to a Broken Heart

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A Dad's Answer to a Broken Heart

If I could do one thing for you
I tell you what I would do
I would harness the stars and maybe Mars
And deliver them to you
I would take moon glow and produce a show
The world would not soon forget
Then I would pack it up in a China cup
And serve it to you alone
You see one of the charms
Is to throw my arms
Tightly around my girl and dance with her
Cause quite a stir and leave no doubt how I feel
The world can be cruel but
Remember this little rule and keep it in your heart
I'm your dad and when you are sad
is when my love will start
To grow even more than it was before.
I don't know how but I know it now
You can always count on me
So rest assured you are not ignored
I love you with all my heart

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  1. Date: 8/23/2012 5:25:00 PM
    Congratulations, Jeff, on your excellent win in John's contest. Hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 6:31:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in John Heck's "Dazzled" contest Jeff. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 8:16:00 PM
    how wonderfully sweet this is. What a lucky daughter. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 4:54:00 AM
    Congratulations on your smashing win xx

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 2:59:00 AM
    Jeff congrats on your great win....outstandingly wonderful..David

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 10:46:00 PM
    A touching poem, Jeff! Your love for your daughter is beautifully expressed. Congrats on your win! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 7:42:00 PM
    Congrats on your win in my contest, Jeff. Wonderful! Peace always, J

  1. Date: 8/17/2012 5:59:00 AM
    I have enjoyed reading your well written poetry this morning Jeff. I hope to be able to read more of your poems soon. Have a wonderful weekend and thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 3:09:00 PM
    Wow! This is outstanding, if only all fathers were like you. Thanks for sharing this lovely heartfelt poem ~hugs~ Aimee