Pagosa Springs Artists

A Daughter

What part of daddy is his girl,
of separate worlds what sharing?
What will his girl reject or fear,
what come from father’s caring?

What part of  mother is her child,
what gleaned from years of giving?
What will her girl keep safe and sure,
what learn from life and living?



first published in St. Anthony’s Messenger

©2002 Bonnie Manion


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