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Daddy is home

Harry always took a peek around half past six, during the week To see if Dad has made it home Stood at the window all alone. ‘Daddy, daddy’ Harry cried But each day his father denied His son the precious time each day Insisting he go out to play. Harry went missing, when instead, He should be safely in his bed ‘Where’s Harry?’ asked his father Jack, He’s late, by now he should be back!’ It’s half past ten, Jack feels the pain His son is out there in the rain He’s called up every friend he knows Every place where Harry goes. A knock, by now it’s very late Harry’s dad is in a state, The boy standing at the door Was staring sorrowfully at the floor. ‘I asked the boy’ the policeman said ‘Why he wasn’t in his bed?’ He said ‘My daddy doesn’t care It’s better if I wasn’t there’. Harry took another peek Around half past six during the week ‘Daddy, daddy’ Harry cried, ‘Come in son let’s play outside!’

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 11/25/2019 2:52:00 PM
Such a heart breaking and then heart touching poetic story my friend. Seems Daddy needed his eyes opened a bit. really nicely done.
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/25/2019 3:27:00 PM
Thanks Chris...Ron :)
Date: 11/24/2019 7:12:00 PM
Hi Ronald. good message to those parents that dont give their kids attention. What you do and say makes a huge impression on your kids. Thanks for sharing this
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/25/2019 3:25:00 PM
Couldn't agree more. Appreciate the comment..Ron
Date: 11/24/2019 6:37:00 PM
sad when a parent doesn't find time for a child, they grow up way to fast and time is so precious and something we can never get back... like the way you penned this and the happy ending... :)
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Ronald D Thompson
Date: 11/25/2019 3:24:00 PM
Thanks Sandra..Best wishes as always..Ron x