Father and Child Poem

A father leaves his son for the noblest of reasons.

A Soldiers Reason

© Jason E. Rose
I can remember the first time that I
saw your smiling face,
I held you close to my heart you could
probably hear it race.
I changed your first diaper, and I know
it took a while.
youre daddy's baby boy and youre the
perfect child.
It's been about two months now, and I
don't have much to give.
so daddy must leave for a while so that
you may live.
When I come back son I know you won’t
remember me,
but we'll build a bond at the fishing
pond with unforgetable memories.
It's time for me to go now son to build
a soldiers legacy.
To fight a war in another land someday
you will be proud of me.
Not so much for country, not so much
for pride.
But for you my baby boy, for your
future I would die.


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Published: Feb 2006

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  • Wow!!!!!! A beautiful poem :D I love it, it's so touching

    Lebybieber Submitted 1/17/2014
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