Jem Baker

Rookie (02 March 1992 / Queensland)

Please Don'T Take The Girl - Poem by Jem Baker

Johnny's daddy was taking him fishing
When he was 8 years old
A little girl came thru the front gate, holding a fishing pole
His dad looked down and smiled, he said we can't leave her behind
Son i know you don't want her to go, but someday you'll change your mind
And johnny said

Take Jimmy Johnson
Take Tommy Thomson
Take my best friend Bo
take any body that u want as long as she don’t go
take any boy in the world
daddy please don’t take the girl

Same old boy same sweet girl
10 years down the road
he held her tight and kissed her lips in front of the picture show
stranger came and pulled a gun
grabbed her by the arm
said if you do what I tell you to there wont be any harm
and Johnny said

take my money, take my wallet, take my credit cards
heres the watch that my grandpa gave me
heres the key to my car, mister give it a whirl
But please don’t take the girl

Same old boy same sweet girl
5 years down the road
Theres going to be a little one
and she says it’s time to go
The doctor says the babies fine
but you’ll have to leave
cause his mommas fading fast
and Johnny hit his knees and there he rayed

Take the very breath you gave me
Take the heart from my chest
I’ll gladly take her place if you’ll let me
Make this my last request
Take me out of this world
God please don’t take the girl

Johnnys daddy was taken him fishing when he was eight years old


Comments about Please Don'T Take The Girl by Jem Baker

  • (4/21/2008 9:19:00 PM)


    I must admit, this is different, but good. (Report) Reply

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  • (4/17/2008 1:31:00 AM)


    liked this, didn't expect the ending (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 17, 2008



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