Treasure Island

Larry Hussey

(41 / Seattle, Washington, USA)

My Dad gave me a Coupon


My Dad gave me a coupon
for a free cup of coffee.
I wish it could be
a slip of paper
that says 'I love you, son'
but that will never happen,
ever.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Edited: Thursday, May 03, 2012

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This really happened, only it was a lot of coupons he was saving for himself originally, but decided he didn't want them any longer.

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  • Unwritten Soul (4/27/2012 8:14:00 AM)

    Aw! ! This is so touching when you wishing for a few words..honestly come from your dad, it so touching
    you make me feel so good read this! Keep writing! ! love this to have big 10_Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

  • Wabi Sabi (4/25/2012 7:07:00 AM)

    that reminded me of the coupon that I used to give my father massage coupons for father's day when I was a child. the poem is heart-warming. (Report) Reply

  • Sharad Juneja (4/22/2012 4:58:00 PM)

    that gives a very heavy feeling as if aal of a sudden tons of weight has been placed on my heart (Report) Reply

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