My Father was a part of my life. One Night, On Christmas Eve, He carried me on his back, Under the Street Light, He promised that he would always be there for me. Once he made that promise, it …
Published: Feb 2006
Father You Weren't There So I Cried
Father today is my first day of the third grade. My grandparents and mother and sister hug me and say good luck. You weren't there. I cried
Father today I'm up getting my diploma. As they call my Name and I walk up and look in the Audience and my Family and friends cheer. You weren't there. I cried.
Father today I get married to the love of my life. As we say our vows and kiss and turn to our family and friends. You weren't there. I cried.
Father today I had my first child as I hold her and everyone is gathered around me and my husband patting us on the back and hugging us and holding the baby. You weren't there I cried.
Father today we lay you to rest. We stand around your grave and keep our heads bowed. As my family leaves I lay a rose on your grave and get on my knees and talk to you. You're finally there to listen to me and be there, but still I cried.