Goodbye Papa

Goodbye Papa

I know I said you wouldn't leave me, although I seen all the signs but I wouldn't believe it..

Everyone saying that you're looking down on me smiling, that you didn't feel a thing, that I shouldn't feel this pain, I'm just denying..

What then? What do I do? looking at a empty house as if I'm looking for you..
Help me! Tell me, how can I go on now without you telling me what I can be?.

I looked up to you, making my move to be like you, stopping by just to see and sit next to you.. I miss you..

I still look and sometimes stare, on the porch in the old wooden chair..
How can this be!? You went too soon this life's not fair!.
Look I'm just like you, I'm bald cause I shaved off my hair..

I never really done my best, robbed the chance to see you impressed..
I fear I failed you, constantly changing my ways but still depressed..

I see now it's not about anyone, not even me..
I'm searching for the only one, I wanted to be..

Finally, I seen you in the clouds smiling back at me..
Even though, I imagined it because it's something I need to see..
You can now rest in peace, and my heart set free..

by John Lee


  • ShadedSorrow

    very profound, great job.

    • JohnLee

      Thank you shade..

    • Augustus

      Brought tears to my eyes.

      • JohnLee

        I'm glad you were touched by it. Thank you

      • Shahla Latifi

        A heartwarming poem.

        • JohnLee

          Thank you, I'm glad your heart was warmed from it, I felt this poem in me for 16 years.. the words just came out, and I've probably read it 50 times since I wrote it.

          • Shahla Latifi

            I am glad you expressed your feeling in a creative way.
            I wish you happiness. Thank you.

          • ron parrish aka wordman

            it`s really hard to let them go,but they will always be a part of you,and you of them..

            • JohnLee

              Yes it is and yes they are. Thanks wordman

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