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Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Dad

I didn't see my dad
for the past eleven years
until my aunty called one night
and explained between her tears.

I didn't see my dad
while he lay there on the bed
he looked alive and sleeping
but he was already dead.

I didn't see my dad
when I visited with flowers
he said he'd be around
but I waited there for hours.

I didn't see my dad
when the bus passed him by
he said to wave and smile
but all I can do is cry.


Originally I wrote this back to front, not sure why or where it came from (my dad is thankfully still here :) )

1 comment:

  1. I know that line he looked alive but sleeping!!!

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