I have become my father, well not exactly
anything close to what I recall. The man
who guided my heart and soul through time
without me realizing at in life how bold,
his actions always were on my behalf.
His actions always were on my behalf
honorable as I recall, the spirit of dad
suddenly there and sometimes gone again
where I often did not know but mattered little
for you were my dad, and I knew you were
standing right by my side whenever I faced
a value, a circumstance, a desire, a passion.
I wish I had taken the time to ask you then
what it might feel like today, back when …