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My shadow and my notebook

Updated on September 23, 2013

They thought we couldn't do it

That it would be to hard

The looks and all those whispers

From Mums in the school yard


But love has made it easy

Our life is full of fun

Nature made me your Daddy

Though fate made me your Mum


It's you that made it simple

With this path that we've been delt

As my joy is to watch you grow

And you always want to help


Your my shadow and my notebook

Daddy I need some new socks

We survive through love and teamwork

Together .....................solid as a rock




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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      Awesome, Jon! I'm so happy things are going well with you and Savannah. You're a good Daddy!

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      Randi Benlulu 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      So, so happy for you both! Great poem! up+

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      Simba73 3 years ago from UK

      Hey Shauna thanks so much, Savannah is back at school after the summer break and Im kinda sneaking some time off work and this has given me the chance to get back on here and write some of our saga down !!

      btrbell life is going great again for us both, the futures looking good and we are very happy in our little team

      Love to you both Jon XXX

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Thank you for this inspirational piece of poetry. I have found that parenting has a new challenge around every corner, it is the love that shows us the way. Jamie

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      Simba73 3 years ago from UK

      No Jamie !! thank you for your kind comments !!!

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      Debora Wondercheck 3 years ago from 1518 Brookhollow Drive, Suite 15, Santa Ana, CA, 92705

      Beautiful poem and very intense. Heartening to see the relationship you share with Savannah. Parenting is not the easiest thing to do and to bring up a child being both mum and dad, the way you are, is commendable. The love that you share hasn't gone unnoticed. I wish the two of you all the happiness in the world, together.

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      Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

      You and your baby sound an awesome team, and your pride and love shine through so clearly in your writing.

      It is great to read and you are so clearly, a brilliant dad.

      Anna :)

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Delightful. Best of luck to the both of you. Daddy you have a lovely daughter.

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      loveofnight 3 years ago from Baltimore, Maryland

      Your poetry always blows me away, you truly know how to put pen to paper.

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