Nathaniel Aaron Bryant

Rookie (New Years of 1983 / North Carolina)

Hold Me Daddy - Poem by Nathaniel Aaron Bryant

White wilted petals drift down and land on cold linoleum floor
It's evident she is tired but her yawn proves it even more

So restless she slowly makes her way to daddy's reach
The scent of her hair is that of lavender and peach

And as daddy picks her up he breathes her in
He can only think to himself being this loved must be a sin

Daddy's beautiful little girl reads him stories before bed
He tucks her in with a kiss on the cheek and a pat on the head

He wishes so much he could keep her forever this young
But not letting her grow is like a beautiful song unsung

Though boys pass through her life Dad knows he's her man
Then comes the day a gentleman asks for her hand

'Dad' she says 'I'll always love you the same'
With watering eyes Dad proves his love by giving her away


Comments about Hold Me Daddy by Nathaniel Aaron Bryant

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: beautiful, girl, kiss, hair, song, love, water



Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 29, 2004



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  9. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
[Report Error]