While You Were Sleeping

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

A poem written for my daughter on the occassion of her 5th birthday

While you were sleeping, I brushed the hair away from your face, and marveled at how fearfully and wonderfully God had made you, and I thanked him for allowing me the honor of being your Dad

While you were sleeping, I watched as you dreamed and saw the hope of future generations rise within you with every breath you breathed

While you were sleeping, I felt the evil of this world surround you, and I pushed it back with a prayer that God would always protect you and surround you with his angels

While you were sleeping I kissed your cheek and it was at that moment that I realized that this was my purpose...my passion in life....for such a time as this....to be your Dad.


Submitted: October 07, 2013

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artie1947

well done my boy, for recognising the act of becoming a father, you are her protection from all enemies, look after her with all your soul. good bit of writing.

Mon, October 7th, 2013 7:54am

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Thank you so much...I appreciate your feedback :)

Mon, October 7th, 2013 1:20am

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