Lifeline
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Lifeline

Poetry

Flashlight

Acrostic Poem

A girl with long dark red hair is wearing a black hat and sweatshirt. It is dusk and she is holding a rust colored lantern. She is looking off in the distance.
Photo by Dmitriy Ganin: https://www.pexels.com/photo/woman-holding-a-lantern-7789180/

ather, your wisdom has always been my shelter
ittle me and big me; we both appreciate you
cross decades, I evolved from your light source
himmering, shining starlight twinkles
ere and now, before and in between
antern holder, you guided my footsteps
gniting a slow-burning inner flame
ifting me with hindsight, insight, foresight
elping hand haven; Dad, my greatest teacher…

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