ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

POETRY

Daughter

A poem for my two girls

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Every father wants a son to carry on his name;
A keeper of his legacy, someone to guard the flame.
But when a man is truly blessed God gives him a baby girl;
To challenge him, to grow him, to forever be his world.
Most men are raised with the misbelief that they should never cry;
But when you see your daughter hurt you start to wonder why.
Yes, there are times she needs…

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