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A FATHER'S LEGACY

You grew up going from place to place.
Folk thought you wouldn't amount to a thing.
You were a wander til you heard love calling.
Your life changed on that extraordinary day.
Because your wayward position in life was no more.
You taught me how to recognize true love,
You showed how much I was loved.
You taught me how to ride my first bike.
You showed me how to work hard. 
You showed me how to put love into what I did
You showed me to proud just being me.
You thought you didn't have purpose or a legacy,
Because you grew up in the foster system.
Boy were you wrong, everything I am is “You”
Many thought you were nothing but a screw up
Boy you proved them all wrong( including you).
Me and my kid was your purpose and legacy,
You were my daddy and an incredible man.


Dedicated to all the incredible fathers everywhere

Alexis Y.
1-4-19

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 1/11/2019 9:06:00 AM
H Alexis, Well done my friend - this was an honorable poem and you did it great poetic justice and as for POTD you deserved it so much! What a proud dad he is up there, and showing you off! I was very lucky to have had such a dad also, we were very close and I was so proud of him. Poetry wishes, Jennifer.
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Date: 1/10/2019 11:30:00 AM
Hey, congrats on the poem of the day, I just noticed this. What a wonderful heart touching poem that is the perfect choice for POTD.
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Date: 1/6/2019 9:48:00 PM
Such a wonderful dedication to your father. This is so beautiful and uplifting. Thank you for this tribute as well, to all fathers. Congratulations Alexis, on Poem of the Day. :) Brandy
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Date: 1/6/2019 9:04:00 PM
A wonderful and inspiring tribute to your dad, and all dads, Alexis. Your emotions are expressed so beautifully. Congratulations on your well deserved recognition with POTD honors for your heartfelt piece. Warmest wishes always, my friend.. ~Susan
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Date: 1/6/2019 5:19:00 PM
Very Nice Alexis, Congratulations on your well deserved POTD...Charlie
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Date: 1/6/2019 3:41:00 PM
Congratulations for POTD Alexis! :)
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Date: 1/6/2019 3:00:00 PM
Hi Alexis, dropping back with my congratulations on your Poem Of The Day honour with this wonderful write. Have a wonderful Sunday. Hugs....Mike. XX
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Date: 1/6/2019 2:26:00 PM
This is such a heartfelt tribute to your dad and all dads Alexis! Congratulations on having it honored as POTD! Very deserving my friend! : ) xxoo
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Date: 1/6/2019 11:20:00 AM
A beautiful tribute to your dad Alexis..Congrats on POTD..
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Date: 1/6/2019 10:43:00 AM
Great choice for POTD Alexis..
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Date: 1/6/2019 10:10:00 AM
So beautiful, like my own Daddy. They don't have to be "successful" as the world sees it - they are successful in their hearts. Congratulations!
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Date: 1/6/2019 10:02:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD. Hugs Eve ~`*
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:51:00 AM
- So lovely written to your dear father, Alexis - Congratulations on yours p.o.t.d. :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:49:00 AM
Really well done Alexis. Congratulations on your honor...
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:40:00 AM
Congratulations on your wonderfully written dedication to your beloved father being chosen as POTD! A fav...
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:29:00 AM
Congratulations Alexis for POTD! A lovely tribute to your father!
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:30:00 AM
Hi Wren, I appreciate you stopping by to congratulate me. Have a nice day:-Alexis
Date: 1/6/2019 8:20:00 AM
Congratulations Alexis <3
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:28:00 AM
Hi Maureen, I appreciate you stopping by to congratulate me:-) Alexis
Date: 1/6/2019 7:56:00 AM
Alexis, what a beautiful tribute, congrats on POTD my friend! John
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:27:00 AM
Hi John, Thanks you very much. I really appreciate you coming by to congratulate me my friend:-) Alexis
Date: 1/6/2019 7:44:00 AM
Congrats Alexis on POTD..so well deserved for this touching, heartfelt write.
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Date: 1/6/2019 6:25:00 AM
Beautiful my friend well deserved POTD!!
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Alexis Y.
Date: 1/6/2019 8:32:00 AM
Hey Bobby, I got p.o.t.d. my friend. I was so suprised to get it. As you know I appreciate your continued support my friend:-) Alexis
Date: 1/6/2019 5:39:00 AM
Awesome tribute to all fathers and especially yours, Alexis...Congrats!!! on POTD!! my friend...love & light...^WW^
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:23:00 AM
Hi WW, Thank you so much. That is what I was trying to do, make this as a tribute to"all" fathers. I appreciate you coming by to congratulate me. Happy New Year and loved one's:-) Alexis
Date: 1/6/2019 5:07:00 AM
What a beautifully written poem and tribute to your Father, congratulations on POTD!
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Date: 1/6/2019 8:24:00 AM
Hi Tania, Thanks for stopping to congratulate me:-) Alexis
Date: 1/6/2019 3:26:00 AM
Many congrats on POTD with such a lovely tribute Alexis, you were lucky to have such a wonderful father many people weren't so fortunate, nearly 4 years on and neither me or mum have grieved. Hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/6/2019 3:30:00 AM
Hi Jan, Thanks you so much. I am so surprised. It's not posted yet:-) Alexis
Date: 1/6/2019 3:11:00 AM
Beautiful dedication Alexis, congratulations on POTD. Tom.
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Date: 1/6/2019 3:29:00 AM
Hi Tom, Thanks for being the first one to congratulate me however it's not posted yet:-)Alexis
Date: 1/5/2019 7:13:00 AM
I never had a father, not one that taught me all these wondeful qualities.. so happy you had a great father Alexis..
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