Treasure Island

Zubaida Boland

(December)

I miss u, daddy


i miss u a lot, daddy
everywhere you've been to
feels empty
why did u leave so early?
you left me broken without a wing
i thought i'd get over it
but i can't
whenever i'm walking on the road
i'm having this image of u
in the apartment waiting for me
i can't do what u told me to do
to count down the days when i see ur face
they seem so far away
but i promise, dad
i won't come back empty-handed
i'll come with a certificate in my newly tanned hand
see u later, dad
it's only 3 months
they'll pass just like the previous ones.

Submitted: Saturday, October 24, 2009

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