I was once your baby.

I was the baby that brought joy to your world, with just one, small smile.

I was the baby that you held in your arms, that fell asleep with a simple lullaby.

I was the baby that sang before I could talk, my first words seen only in my eyes.

I was the baby that could no be without my grandpa, keeping the happiness alive.


I was soon your toddler.

I was the toddler that crawled into your arms, glad that I had no worries.

I was the toddler that took my first step as I danced to our favorite song.

I was the toddler that was showered with love, that I repaid with a bright smile.

I was the toddler that took a flashlight and pretended I was an alien.


I was your little girl.

I was the little girl that would strum on a guitar, loving the sound but not knowing how it was made.

I was the little girl that picked flowers from the yard, and handed them to someone walking past.

I was the little girl who never gave up, and climbed that tree no matter who said I couldn't.

I was the little girl who smiled through it all, still knowing something was wrong.


I am your daughter.

I am your daughter who sits alone, wishing things had never changed.

I am your daughter who stares at the wall, hugging a pillow tight.

I am your daughter that dreams my dreams, never forgetting they probably won't come true.

I am your daughter, your broken soul of a child, living with the problems you created.


I am still your girl, but I'm not the same person.

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angelchaser commented on Change...


I wish so badly that I could be your father. This poem is beautiful and heartbreaking at the same time.



Thanks. You don't know how much I'd like you to really be my dad.

girlygirl1234 commented on Change...


wow..this shows a child going through things in life that they should never have to go through. but in the end you can come out strong its absolutely amazing!!....GG



You're right, and yeah thanks a lot.

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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