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I'm my Daddy Made Over

Dedicated to my Dad Jerry W. Niday 3/20/1952 - 6/18/2013


I am who I am because of him
He’s the reason for my son’s name
He gave me my courage & my strength
To stand tall even when standing wasn’t easy
Stand for the ones who can’t
To think and fend for myself
I’m my Daddy made over

Taught me to fight back 
To never back down
How to pick myself back up
When I’ve been knocked down
Fight for what I believe
I’m my Daddy made over

He gave me my stubbornness 
Gave me my pride
Gave me my temper
Taught me not to take crap
To speak my mind to no matter who
Work for what I want
I’m my Daddy made over

How to keep my emotions in check
How to handle large amounts of pain
When in trouble he always had my back
He knew how my mind worked better than anyone
I got it from him
I’m my Daddy made over

Even though he’s gone
I’ll stand and continue on 
I may stumble I may fall 
May even get hurt along the way
But I’ll pick myself back up
I’ll dust myself off and stand tall
I’m honored and proud to say
I’m my Daddy made over


Sabrina Niday Hansel

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 12/17/2015 5:43:00 PM
many congrats on your win Sabrina:-) hugs jan xx
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 12/18/2015 2:01:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 12/17/2015 3:39:00 PM
SABRINA, Congrats on your old best poem. HUGS **SKAT**
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 12/18/2015 2:02:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 8/20/2014 10:24:00 AM
Sabrina, thank you for the reply Always~ Linda"
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Date: 8/6/2014 9:42:00 PM
Sabrina, Congratulations, In Carol's Unsung Hero Contest. LINDA
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 8/7/2014 1:20:00 AM
Thanks Linda! It made my day so much better, when I saw she chose mine.
Date: 8/1/2014 7:41:00 AM
Bravo, Sabrina, on this superb tribute to your Dad! Congratulations, my friend on a wonderful, well-deserved win! Pandita
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 8/2/2014 1:03:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 8/1/2014 5:41:00 AM
Nice tribute with emnotions, congrats on the win, Sabrina
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 8/2/2014 1:03:00 AM
Thank You!
Date: 12/25/2013 11:39:00 PM
wow, how awesome to learn all this from your dear father. Congrats for your win. I really enjoyed this one.
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 12/26/2013 12:14:00 AM
Thank you! I'll always be grateful for him.
Date: 12/24/2013 12:31:00 AM
Enjoyed your beautiful write on a portrait of a poet and congratulations on the win, Sabrina
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 12/24/2013 4:59:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 12/23/2013 1:31:00 PM
Congrats Sabrina on your fabulous win! This is a beautiful portrayal of your awesome dad and you! Thanks for your participation,, love, gautami
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 12/24/2013 5:05:00 AM
Thank you so much for allowing me to enter your contest & choosing mine.
Date: 8/29/2013 3:42:00 AM
a very nice poem my friend... Even though he’s gone I’ll stand and continue on these lines show that you have a very strong heart take care... ~v~
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 9/18/2013 11:39:00 PM
Thank you.
Date: 8/13/2013 9:48:00 AM
Oh honey, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad, this is a lovely tribute to him, showing his strength, and how strong in your life, GOD will dry your tears dear one, cease your great pain, your dad is at rest, free of pain, and in the fullness of time, you will be together again, in GOD s love, blessings dear one, sueellen
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 8/15/2013 12:01:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/31/2013 2:55:00 PM
A wonderful tribute to your father. My dad passed away back in March and I miss him dearly. Congratulations on your featured writing!...Milt
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 8/2/2013 3:30:00 AM
Thank you! It's hard now
Date: 7/21/2013 3:58:00 AM
congrats on win Shadow x smiles
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 7/21/2013 6:01:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/20/2013 12:29:00 AM
Congratulations on your winning spot Sabrina xx
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 7/20/2013 5:06:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/19/2013 9:07:00 PM
awesome win.... CONGRATS <3 SKAT
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 7/20/2013 5:07:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/19/2013 8:27:00 PM
SABRINA, , thank you for supporting my contest... CONGRATULATIONS.... :-) :-) :-) LINDA ..
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 7/20/2013 5:14:00 AM
No Thank you for giving me the honor of just not entering the contest but picking mine.
Date: 7/9/2013 12:18:00 PM
Sabrina, your first poem on the soup is excellent for the readers, Stopping by with a nice and sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup fan and "FRIEND"....... God Bless........... Hugs* SKAT
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 10/29/2013 3:06:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/9/2013 12:19:00 AM
Sabrina -Dropping in with a nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I’m here to invite you on over to my contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* -If you ever need or seek feedback on a certain poem, click on my name any time you like. I’m looking forward in following and reading your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community, we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love. LOL) ~ Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@"
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 10/29/2013 3:09:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/9/2013 12:19:00 AM
sad, a very touching poem...Sabrina, I can't wait to read more of your poems...LINDA
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 10/29/2013 3:09:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/8/2013 9:08:00 AM
Beautiful write truly inspiring, ones father should be the role model! Welcome to the soup!! You have beautiful talent hope to see more of your work soon! - Edward
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 10/29/2013 3:09:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/8/2013 7:43:00 AM
wow really beautiful.your dad has instilled great virtues in you.take care.
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 10/29/2013 3:10:00 AM
Thank you!
Date: 7/8/2013 5:43:00 AM
I love this poem..I'm my Daddy made over too.. ^_^ Welcome to PS, Sabrina.. I'm quite new myself, but I know you'll enjoy this community as I do.. *Smile from Indonesia ~ Shirley*
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 7/8/2013 5:58:00 AM
Thank you! I wrote this for his Memorial Service a few weeks ago on Jun 20th.
Date: 7/8/2013 4:23:00 AM
- Hello Sabrina. - Welcome to P-Soup. - Thanks for your first poem, hope there will be many more in the future. - Have fun with poetry. - Good luck! - Greetings from Norway / / Anne-Lise :)
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Sabrina Niday Hansel
Date: 10/29/2013 3:10:00 AM
Thank you!