O Dad, My Dad

who is your greatest mentor?

they ask

who packs you lunches?

who wakes you up in the morning?

who is the first person you tell the good news to?

who let you cry in the car before wiping your tears?

who took the train with you every day of freshman year?

who sneaks you KitKats and Snickers when mom isn't watching?

who never asks questions when you ask to leave early from school?

who buys you lentil soup and ALWAYS remembers to get you a spoon?

who bought you apple juice and ice cream when you had period cravings?

who taught you how to drive, even after you "gently" bumped another car?

who watched Kill Bill: Volume 1 and 2 with you while mom said "too bloody"?

who was the first person you wanted when you woke up crying and groggy from anesthesia?

who doesn't say "I love you"...but shows it in every way?


O Dad, my Dad.

Thank you.



This poem is about: 
My family


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