What's truly earned can't be taken

Poetic Dan

She walked up with grace not letting her nerves win the race

This being only the second time to be preforming again live

To the little girl who played piano with her toes

Now writing and playing all on her own, wings nearly fully grown

No poem could convey the pride that sits with my soul

A beautiful gift to treasure watching time unfold

No one can take away what they never truly earned.

  • Author: Poetic Dan (Offline Offline)
  • Published: January 6th, 2022 13:31
  • Comment from author about the poem: I'm still not sure if the writing works as I just wanted to share the video lol but as always I gave it a little go..... so so proud of my biggest daughter who turns 16 this year! Here and now once looked so far away...
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  • Users favorite of this poem: spilleronsheet, Garth Rakumakoe.


  • dusk arising

    Well that gal is gonna go far if thats only a 2nd open mike gig Dan. Now she should do some home/portastudio recordings to build the dynamics/mic tecnique which is never easy/impossible in a pub environment cos theres too much other noise going on. Great to see she's got the confidence. You're a proud dad eh?

    • Poetic Dan

      Yes she wants to apply to preforming arts and used this to learn a bit more, someone even come up after and offered to give lessons for all that you spoke off!

      This year she will shine so bright and yes my proudness feeling like nothing else.

      Thank you my friend

    • Violet bluebell( used to be yellow rose)

      Your lucky , Dan and I bet she’s proud of herself . Thanks for sharing video .. she has a nice singing voice )

      • Poetic Dan

        Thank you and yes lucky as can be, we sung all the way home that night!

        Always appreciate your time

      • Rozina

        I love this. Thank you.

        • Poetic Dan

          Thank you kindly
          Always appreciated

        • Goldfinch60

          Super write Dan, she is going a long way in her life.


          • Poetic Dan

            Absolutely she doesn't look like she's slowly down...
            Thank you my friend

          • spilleronsheet

            Congrats dear Dan….such a beautiful voice and it is for sure you must be proud….wonderful poetry dear poet

            • Poetic Dan

              Thank you my friend, most definitely and always appreciated

            • Garth Rakumakoe

              I have a twelve year old daughter. I can identify as a father. This piece write here, is INSPIRATION. Thank you Dan.

              • Poetic Dan

                Ha! No no thank you and keep shining with that little lady my friend!

                Really appreciate your time

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