DAD

 

Dad, where are you?

Why aren’t you here?

Since you’ve been gone, life hasn’t been clear.

Dad, I miss you. You promised you were gonna stay,

But that promise got broken

And you went away.

What did I do? What did I say?

Was it my fault you walked away?

No, it’s not me it’s you.

It really makes me mad that

You can’t handle being a dad.

You made promises you couldn’t keep

You yelled in your sleep

But now I’m grown I don’t need you anymore

Don’t try to come back in my life

What makes you think

You deserve to stay

When it was you who went away?

All I ever wanted was for

You to be there for me

To paint  me the sky or

Comfort me when I cry

All the other girls had their fathers

That day on graduation.

I kept saying to myself

“Maybe he’s running late, be patient.”

But you didn’t show up at all.

Dad, why can’t you see?

That all I ever wanted was

For you to be there for me.

But I’ve moved one now.

I hope one day you’ll look back

And think ‘wow’

What have I done?

I left this angel of mine to be in the state of high

I went through that door

Into the dead of night

I left my angel without a goodbye

But she’s out in the real world

If only I could go back in time

And change my fate

I should’ve been there for you, I now know

I just wanted to tell you I love you

I’m no longer high as a cloud

My little angel, you have my hazel eyes

So clear I can see my reflection.

So clear I can see the past

That I now know

I should’ve been there to be your dad

 

 

                                                                  

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