Daddy's Girl

Poem By Keri Jopplin

Little girl, what happened in your small world?
Were you Daddy's desire, his little girl?
A woman now, your life has been lost,
Fantasies and pleasure were taken at your cost.

Just a small favor of love for your Dad,
You gave into trust, you did not know bad.
You wanted affection and love like the rest,
Instead you were shamed, denied with jest.

Isn't it sad that some don't understand?
Come stand beside me, I'll hold your hand;
Ease away your pain, your troubles, your fears,
I'll hold you gently, wipe away your tears.

What would you do if you could turn back time?
Replenish your youth, undo his ugly crime?
Then you could laugh, be happy and play;
Let's hope it gets better because it will never go away.

Does God listen, when He hears your prayers?
Will it be different when you climb the stairs?
Will you remember after your death?
No more 'Daddy's Girl, ' with lust on his breath.

Keri Jopplin
1990-current
Copyright ©2012

Comments about Daddy's Girl

Sometimes being 'Daddy's girl' sucks! Writing helps, even if you sugar coat it and pretend he was really sorry and just ill.Only someone that lived it could write it so well.
A very painful poem but very well written, a difficult subject to put into words. I had to read it all the way through, it flowed. I loved the line 'Will it be different when you climb the stairs? ' this said everything in that one line. A really well constructed write. Love Ernestine XXX


Rating Card

5,0 out of 5
1 total ratings

Other poems of JOPPLIN

Snow Whispers

She dances upon snow gone lost in her dreams,
Wiggles turn to giggles as she makes angel wings.
Wishing upon stars under beams of the moon,
She hums her favorite, a lost & forgotton tune;

Storms

Do I dare approach passion with loaded gun?
Hoping to hear your heart, to taste your tongue?

Be fair I say, hearts mercies are tender, unfeigned.

Happy Birthday Momma

I think of you often a hundred times a day,
To the Lord I ask, for my momma I pray;
No more suffering in Heaven you lay,
You would have been older sixty-two today.

Thank You

Thank you for the good times,
And days you fill with pleasure.
Thank you for fond memories;
And for feelings I'll always treasure.

Keri

Sweet dreams and memories of days long gone; .
Remembering my life and loves gone wrong.
I can't go back there's so much to replace,
My dreams become reality that's hard to face.

Cupid's Arrow

You''ve unlocked my heart and kept the key;
I'm unable to breath, unable to flee.
You've showed me love, gave my heart a home
Grateful to you, I'm no longer alone