Smoky Hoss

Gold Star - 14,099 Points (01 may 1962 / U.S.A.)

My Daughter - Poem by Smoky Hoss

My daughter
Is graduating high-school.
I don't know what
To say - or do -
I'm so proud...
I'm so sad;
Tears of joy, and loss, I've cried both...
She's my daughter, I'm her dad.
Soon she must make her own way
This I do know -
Still, because of great love
It's difficult letting go.
With God's help
I trust she'll be alright,
For he has a fathers love too;
He'll be with her always, both day and night.
every day
for her
I will pray...
For her future yet to come,
And all the wonderful times and memories
We've together had;
Forever grateful
That she is my daughter...
And that I am her dad.

(for Sarah 'Button', I'll always love you. Dad.)

Comments about My Daughter by Smoky Hoss

  • (6/21/2011 7:29:00 PM)

    I need a hankie, snff snff (Report)Reply

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  • (6/21/2011 9:52:00 AM)

    It's a funny thing; it's scary when they're born and you're on your way home from the hospital, entirely responsible for a new little life (I wanted to sob leaving the hospital, I felt so helpless and unknowledgable, and I bugged the nurse's phone not a little, but they kept telling their nervous caller that it sounded just like a healthy baby; all babies stretch and yawn, hehe) . But then suddenly they're grown up and you're more frightened; now it's not just scraped knees to worry about, but scraped hearts, and dashed hopes and dreams..But things somehow have a way of righting themselves eventually, so you find the faith again, and keep your hopes high. This is a fine piece, full of emotions; completely filled up with them. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 11, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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