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A Little Girl Of Mine---A Poem of Love

Updated on June 8, 2013

I remember well, that winter day, when we first met

and right away my life was changed forever from that time.

You filled a void, inside of me, a place I never thought would see

someone like you.....a little girl of mine.

It seemed to me ,that from the start, you knew what things would melt my heart

and didn't hesitate to use them all.

From big sad eyes to lips that curl to "pick me up" and "I'm your girl"

I didn't have the chance to stop the fall.

My favorite memory, from the past, is when you went to school at last

I know I wondered if you'd really fit.

Soon you returned, and like a fool, I asked you what you thought of school

you looked at me and simply said "I quit"!

There was a time, not long ago, when I felt sad because I know

that soon, just like your cloths, you'd outgrow me.

The awesome things you have in store like, friends, and dreams and even more

and even things I have yet to see.

But even though I see the signs that you will soon leave me behind

I thank the Lord your healthy and your strong.

And soon the world will beckon you with all the things that you can do

with friends, instead of me, to tag along.

When your grown up and on your own and all your time spent far from home

when problems have you caught up in a whirl.

Just call on me and you will know the truth I told you long ago

no matter what you'll always be my girl.


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    • point2make profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      Canada in February!!! Whoa.....that will be a unique experience for an aussie. I can't wait to get your take on the Canadian winter. Have a safe and happy trip. Heading to NYC myself probably in early September. If you get the chance, while you're there, spend a few hours people watching in Bryant money you'll "never" spend in NYC.

    • freecampingaussie profile image


      5 years ago from Southern Spain

      We are flying into New York in August and make our way across for an Alaskan cruise in September. Will be in USA/Canada till February.

    • point2make profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      Thanks for the comments freecampingaussie I appreciate them. It is amazing how much an effect our "little girls" can have on us. How blessed we are. You are certainly making great progress on the trip. Ireland is a wonderful place to explore and experience. Are you coming to North America as well?

    • freecampingaussie profile image


      5 years ago from Southern Spain

      Having 3 daughters now grown up myself I love this poem. The time we had together was awesome . We are overseas-Ireland right now and miss them . They all live in different states in Aussie.

    • point2make profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Thank-you for your comments nick they are appreciated. This poem is a favorite of mine....and the "little girl" is 25 now but she will always be my little girl. Thanks again

    • nick071438 profile image


      6 years ago from City of Catbalogan, W, Samar, Philippines

      I appreciate poems just like other reading materials. They're perfect avenues for us to recall memorable bygone days. I rate you up for this.

    • point2make profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago

      Thanks for the kind words Jack I appreciate them. I am not really much of a poet but sometimes I write one that makes me smile. This is one of my favorites. My "little girl" is now, like yours, also 21 with two children of her own. I will always have the memories from the past but we now make new ones, everyday, and I have discovered... their great too!.

    • Jack West profile image

      Jack West 

      9 years ago

      I love this poem. It makes me think of my oldest daughter Vanessa. She's about to be 21 and has given me two grandchildren. I remember when she was just a child and I used to take her to movies and out to eat. We would call it a father/daughter date. Man I miss those days! But I can't wait to experience grandfather/granddaughter dates.

    • point2make profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago

      Thanks PTM your comment is appreciated. This poem always reminds me of the day she came home from her first day of school and informed me that she was quitting school. She was 5 at the time.

    • Jess Killmenow profile image

      Jess Killmenow 

      9 years ago from Nowheresville, Eastern United States

      That's right. They never really outgrow you. They just think they do. Very nice poem PTM :)


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