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My letters to God

10 Jun

So, somebody that read one of my poems before said that I should write more….I don’t really fancy myself as being a “poet” but I do LOVE poetry….(But only the real MANLY kind.)  Anyway, I decided to put one of my old rituals from the years of raising my girls into poem form.  Hope ya like it.

My Letters to God

Sometimes,
at night,
while you slept,

I’d sneak

quietly,
to you
just to watch you breathe.

I’d kneel
and pray,
by your side,

Concerned

for the stars in your eyes
and the joy in your laugh
and the strength, thru life’s lessons, you’d  earn.

I’d pray
to God,
for things I didn’t see..

in me;

the friend,
the guardian,
the confidant that I needed to be.

Then

I’d stand,
and speak
softly in your ear

of my

dreams
and wishes
and hopes, never fears

And this

 I’d send,
addressed to  God
and stamped with a  kiss on your cheek.

 

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3 responses to “My letters to God

  1. CJ

    June 12, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    Beautiful poem

     
  2. David Council

    June 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm

    That’s aweome, Ty.

     
    • Ty McDuffie

      June 24, 2013 at 2:49 pm

      Thanks, man! This Daddy thing is HARD WORK!

       

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