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This poem is for anyone who has lost a parent as a child, a child as a parent or (like me) both.

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Michael
im 13 but i know wut its like 2 lose some 1 close 2 u great poem
Jenna
I lost my father 2 years ago. I really do miss him so much nobody can't take dat from me but he already knows dat i love him to death. When he passed away i thought that i didn't have nothing left in my life because my dad had died and on through the years i was jus missing him.
Josh
I was told today by a friend that the girl I was about to ask out because I deeply loved, said she didn't like me anymore. Therefor all day I've been having a really depressed time and I came home and looked for some poems and came across this random site with your poem and it struck me that it doesn't matter about the little things in life like girl friends that you'll probably break up with in 4 months, but it matters about what you have already. Thanks Tom
Tonya
Your poem is really good and i am sorry for your loss.

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My Father, My Son

As a son I lost a father,
As a father, a son -
If the choice was mine I'd rather
Had not lost either one.

I do not know where I come from
Or where I am to go.
True, this fate is less than some
And more than some can know.

My father, my son - you both I miss
But we shall meet someday
In the kingdom where angels kiss
To chase the clouds away.


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marlene
this is a very moving poem, i never new my father, and i lost my brother,so i have an idear where you are coming from. pleas keep up your writing you are very good, i know as i wright poems my self and have some on one of the poems site. regards marlene
danni
this poem is amazing.
jessica
i am truly sorry for your loss. though i havent physically lost a father, and i dont have any kids, i feel like i dont have a father. and i can relate to this poem because i hope that you can find peace at last and remember that you will see them again.
SYLVIA
I LOVE THIS POEM
alyssa
I loved the poem it was so sad but i also losted my dad two years ago he left my brothers and my mom when i was a baby i never got to meet him. but, if he was still alive and came knocking on my door i wouldnt give him a chance because he lost that chance when he left us and he missed out on alot and ravean i do know what u mean and i do understand where ur coming from too!
grace
such a touching poem. I havent lose my father for God's grace, neither a son, for I dont have. but I lost my brother. 6 years had passed, but the memory remains. its not easy. but thats life.
Shelby
WOW! This poem is sad, I was about to shed tears when I read it.
Lacey
That was such a beautiful poem that really touchs close to home because my mother lost her father before I was born.
Nereid
I haven't lost a parent but my Daddy is very sick and i'm so afraid he'll be leaving me soon. This poem is really very touching. Probably doesn't mean much but i am sorry for youe loss.
cheynae
In away i no how dis feels even though im not a motha and im dads still a live i feel distant him. And my step bro n otha family membas r up deh in heaven. I wanna say u rote a beutiful poem which im sure many can realte or will touched by.
Grace
i no what it feels like to loose a father i lost mine when i was 9 but i thought i would never be able to pull myself together but for you a son too im so sorry
sarah
OMG this is the cutest poem you should try to publish it unless you already did. but its so cute i was about to cry its sooooooooooooooooooo x 100000000 cute
alisha
I AM REALLY IMPRESSED WITH THE POEN WHICH THE POET HAS PUT IN ALL HIS EMOTIONS N IT TOUCHES THE HEARTS OF MILLIONS WHO LOST THEIR LOVABLE DADS AND I AM ONE AMONG THEM. I HAVE SEEN MANY POEMS BUT THIS THE BEST OF ALL. DID A GOOD JOB KEEP GOING. ALL THE BEST
robbi
i love it
Kimmie
i really liked this poem. It touched me in a special way. I lost my father last month 4 days before my 18th birthday. I also lost a baby at the age of 15. I really understand the hurt and pain this poem expresses.
mery
good job! its made me cry but I like the way I felt about it. good job keep the work up
lisa
Ya know, I lost my Dad just one month ago. He truly was my best friend in the whole world for all my life! I also lost my 18 year old son in an automobile accident just seven years ago. He too was my best friend. This poem touched me greatly because I know what the author is talking about. Unless you have had to do this you can not even imagine what it is like. But I know they are in Heaven and they are better off than we are. They are in a wonderful place but it hurts because I miss them so much. Two huge pieces of my heart are gone. Great poem! I feel your pain!
emily
this poem really touched me. you can never get over losing a family member. loseing two would just brake you up.
Alicia
Because I lost my lovely 35 year old mother when I was 14 in April 16,2005. It touches me so hard, and it had impacted me that I realize that I am not alone who lost a parents like Thomas lost his father at young age. I know how he's feeling. Remember we are not alone, my mom's spirit is with me, and Thomas's father's spirit is with him.
Dave
For the first time in 33 yrs of my life. I got bored and depressed and desided to browse the internet. I thought of my Dad that ive met only once ,but still didnt know who he was or where i came from. Then thought of my 2 sons, By my lifes choices ive had to make,i have lost them both in a sick twist of fate. your simple yet. hit to the heart poem made me smile as It said what I felt. Too think a simple poem would make me feel a lil better and wake up with a new outlook. my many thanks.
Rusha
I lost my father about a year ago and this touched me and Im sure it'll touch my brothers too.
brittany
this poem is great is can show that some people aren't the only ones that have lost a father or son. so that tells them that they're not alone.
carol
i lost my father in 200 and a son in 2001 both dear to me.
matekka
im 13 and i lost my dad 12 years ago i think it ws a realy good poem 2 read it was touncing
REQUEAL
THIS POEM WAS GREAT IN AWAY I CAN FEEL THE PAIN CAUSE I LOST MY FATHER TO , YOU DID A NICE JOB, THIS POEM REALLY TOUCHED MY HEART.
Amisha
You can at once the feeling of loss when the poet lost his father as well as his son. The sense of emptiness is brought out very clearly.
anil
Its a simple yet very powerful poem. One can understand plight of the person. God will surely answer your problem
Travis
I lost my dad when I was nine on Feburary 19th 1995. I still think about him a lot and cry about it. Its one of the hardest things to go through. I like the poem a lot.
ravean
I JUST WANT TO SAY THAT THIS POEM WAS WONDERFUL I KNOW HOW IT FEEL TO LOSE SOMEONE BECAUSE THIS YEAR I LOST MY UNCLE AND I REALLY MISS HIM AND I SIT AND THINK ABOUT WHEN HE USED TO COME OVER MY GRANDMA HOUS. THIS POEM REMIND ME OF LOSING MY DAD WHEN HE LEFT MY MOM I CAN SID HE DIED TO BUT HE AIN'T BECAUSE HE HAVEN'T BEEN THERE FOR ME I HOPE SOME OF YALL UNTERSTAND WHAT I AM TRYING TO SAY BECAUSE I AM ONLY 12. THAT PERSON WHO WROTE THIS POEM I JUST WANT TO SAY THAT I AM SO SORRY.
Missy
this poem is really good. it would be really harsh to lose someone or people you love like that.
Alex
this poem touched me right by the heart
Detra
I found this poem very touching as I also bave lost my father and just last month lost a (step) son. He had been with me since birth so it was more like a son. also it is hard to find poems that can be for father / son. Thanks and keep up the good work!
Astha
this is the most beautiful poem ive eva heard! it made me cry.
Jennifer
I loved this poem because it hit close to home. i lost my father a year ago and i still look for reasons to remember him and I also find reason to look up poems like these. I feel that lossing a parent when you are so young is so hard. I try to find some way to move on and this is that way. (Reading and knowing that thier are other people out there that know how I am feeling. ) Thank You!
Hobs
Thankyou for such meaningful words. having lost both, you have expressed touched my heart. You also reminded of somebody known as Jimit, for he too is in grief for both. Hobs,
kathy
my aunt lossed her only son he was 42 she is takeing it so bad i just want to fine a special poem with the right words for her i know i cant say really anything that will help ya poems are great and touching i love them
danielle
i really liked the poem i lost a dad and a brother. it broke my sisters heart
Tessa
to you I say just let fate guid you you will find your way so dont worie your son and dad are looking down on you and will help on yhe way
KEKE
THIS WAS A NICE POEM AND KIND OF SAD
Kelly
I really like this peom its cute but other than that its sad its very good! i give it 10 outt 10
Tammy
my 9 yr old son lost his dad on dec. 13, 2003 & is taking it really hard. this is the perfect poem for him to read
chelsee
I think this poem is coming from this persons heart . it is truely a peice of art .
Chantal
i was touched by ur poem i whish i could express my fellings on a peace of papper. I just wanted to say that i loved ur poem and i am verry verry touched and i kinda know how u feel i lost my best frien last year and my grandma sep 11 so it has been hard 4 me
Kristy
ur poem was very touching it made me cry i'm sorry that u had to go thru such horrible pain to write such a beautiful poem
kim
This poem made me crie for i have lossed a loved one
Matthew
it really made me think
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