Courtney Beaudry


Daddy's Little Girl


Wishes
On a shooting star
One girl wishes
Her dad would come back from afar
Her daddy's off in war
Off in Iraq
Every day she hopes
Her dad would come back
'Why does there have to be war! ? '
She cries
Her mommy shakes her head
Shrugs and sighs
No one will answer her
No one hears her plea
No one comes to her aid
No one can see
How this little girl is hurting
Everywhere
It shouldn't be her problem
To bear
And so each night
She crawls out of bed
To see when her daddy
Will give her a goodnight kiss on her head

Submitted: Tuesday, May 29, 2007
Edited: Thursday, March 03, 2011

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  • Greenwolfe 1962 (5/10/2008 12:39:00 PM)

    When I saw the title of this I just had to read it.
    I never had a little girl, but I always wanted one.
    To read about the hurt of her daddy being gone
    was a hardthing to read. But I guess that's the price of love
    between a father and his daughter.

    GW62 (Report) Reply

  • Madly In Love (6/10/2007 5:32:00 PM)

    Courtney this is an amzing poem, i would be in so much pain to if my father went to go fight in the war... good poem it is so touching i love it (Report) Reply

  • Crystal Maple (5/29/2007 6:04:00 PM)

    You know what I hear in this poem: whining!
    You miss your dad? ? ? So do the ones who don't have them and they have a better reason then there dad going off to war! There isn't a draft, he volunteered! ! Be proud that he wanted to make a difference, no matter if we should still be there or not...he wanted to do this, especially to keep his family safe. You should be thanking him, wishing instead that he is well and safe! (Report) Reply

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