Daddy...

Daddy...

A Poem by Alisa Js

we were all so young back then
and all we wanted to do was to be near him
anyway we could

pure love.

total bliss.

how could we have known 
he wouldn't survive
past those days of such innocence
and trust?

maybe he did...


© 2017 Alisa Js



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I reminds me too of all those things. You have related and summed it up marvelously. Thank you AlisaJ .

Posted 5 Days Ago


Alisa Js

5 Days Ago

You are very welcome,Sami.

Our dad's were our heros!!
Wishing you well.
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daddy is the hero of heroes when we are children - and we imagine immortal too.
Very moving writing Alisa.

How are you guys coping with these storms where you are?

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Alisa Js

2 Weeks Ago

Thanks Tony...

The answer to your question is very carefully...

Wishin.. read more
I like this. It's simplistic prose style is accentuated by the poetic "pure love", "total bliss", and "maybe he did." Sometimes sadness is much simpler to deal with without the flowery words or far reaching metaphor. Thanks.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Alisa Js

2 Weeks Ago

You are very welcome, Matt...

Sometimes, we simply don't have all the answers or eve.. read more
tough to lose a parent at any age, much less so young, with no real chance to know him or her...

nicely written piece...filled with that sadness and regret...

Posted 2 Weeks Ago


Alisa Js

2 Weeks Ago

Thanks Jacob, I was still a teenager when my father died...

Sometimes, it feels like.. read more
I liked the words and places you took me dear Alisa. Memories become more sweeter with distance. I liked the story told and the perfect closure. Thank you for sharing the amazing poetry and thoughts.
Coyote

Posted 3 Weeks Ago


Alisa Js

3 Weeks Ago

Thank you for your comments and time. Memories certainly get sweeter as time moves forward.
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Coyote Poetry

6 Days Ago

You are right and you are welcome.

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