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Daddy, am I pretty?

"Daddy, daddy look at me!"
She laughed and twirled around
Dressed up in her dress-up clothes.
Daddy didn't make a sound. 

"Daddy, daddy look at me."
She told him once again.
"Daddy, am I pretty?" 
Asked she, feeling empty within. 

"Yes." said daddy flatly
Though look he never did.
She ripped off all the clothes,
Ran to her room and hid.

Daddy never came 
To ever see if she was fine. 
In her floor she laid.
All she could do was cry. 

Daddy didn't love her;
She knew that in her heart.
It's not right for a five year old
To feel broken, torn apart. 

Although too many years have passed 
The story's still the same.
I called only when I needed him
But daddy never came.

Now my dreams are haunted 
With that broken little girl
And her horrid misconception of
The best daddy in the world. 
Sometimes all you need is a good cry and your tears become ink for the pen called writers block. (It makes sense. Don't think too hard. If it doesn't, I've not slept in the past few days and ran out of coffee.)
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Quynn Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Its funny i never had a good relationship with my father but i hope that if i ever have children it can be different
AussieDidge Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I can only be so thankful my father raised me well throughout my childhood, now the time is coming to pay him back for everything's he done: through busting my ass working so we can take trips together, if I'm hopeful enough to have him around in my later life.

I am so sorry you never got to experience that same devotion and love from your father... Some people can truly be heartless sometimes. I can only wish you well in moving on, and of course, there's always the sweet feeling you'll get when he asks you for something to help him out, and you can ask him exactly that very question... why he never helped you out. Make that worm squirm. :plotting:

Great emotional poetry and certainly inspiring for any would-be poet who wishes to write in that field. Keep up the good work. =)
914four Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It does, no excuses required. :hug:
“Never explain anything.” - H.P. Lovecraft
CognoviUmbras Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks ^_^
I like the quote. Ive never heard it before.
914four Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I collect quotes, I enjoy finding an appropriate bit of wisdom for various situations.
An alternate for this situation could have been the quote below, but I like the brevity of the former :-)
"Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway." -Elbert Hubbard
Andharian Mar 3, 2013  Student General Artist
My dad is the best dad in the world, so it makes me feel even worse for those of you that can't feel that.
CognoviUmbras Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you had that experience but please don't feel bad; It made me the person I am today (which is not bad in the least) thank you though and thanks for leaving a comment. ^_^
Andharian Mar 5, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh no problem. I suppose, it made me the person I am today too, but obviously, in a different way xD
x-x-Bear-x-x Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This got me right in the feels.
I also found your use of a rhyming schematic to be very well used.
CognoviUmbras Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you felt something but I'm sorry it is sadness or loss or if it ripped open something.
Thanks a bunch and also thanks for commenting. ^_^ *Hugs you*
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