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Just one more

If I could have just one more hour that I could spend with you
I'd tell you how great a father you were to me that's true
I'd thank you for all you've done for me in my whole life
I also thank you for your choice in choosing mom as your wife

I share with you the things that I've done since you've been gone
I'd tell you of my hopes,my dreams, my fears, where I've gone wrong
I'd hold you close and hug you tight as long as I could stand
For that is what I miss the most , I know you'd understand

I ask your opinions on my life and help with what I need
I'd try to get as much as I could before you'd have to leave
I'd beg you to watch over us your children and my mother
You were the glue that held us tight, a family unlike any other

Words could not express the joy to have you back with me
Unless someone had known the man you were for all to see. 




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  1. Date: 4/10/2013 6:44:00 AM

    My, this is beautiful and sad...great poetry, Jennifer.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 10:08:00 AM

    What a beautiful dedication to your father Jennifer xx

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 8:17:00 AM

    I feel these lines so deeply. Thank you for this.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 7:41:00 AM

    My dear friend Jennifer, I'm so glad to stop by here and read this very lovely poem & tribute you've penned for your father. I can feel your great love to him in every line of your poem and his love to you as well. Your poems also reminds me of my dad whom I dearly love and miss so much. Thanks a lot for sharing this great write of yours and also for your precious time stopping by on my latest writes. love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 7:05:00 AM

    This was a most beautiful read.

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 1:27:00 AM

    Jennifer, well-penned tribute to the dad, enjoyed, soupmail!! Jag

  1. Date: 4/8/2013 12:49:00 AM

    Jennifer a wonderful dedication....David