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Daddy Would you Play With Me?

November 11, 2010

Play Like a kid when you canI was asked this question the other day…

Daddy would you play with me…

What could I say.

Into his room I did plummet

Onto the floor …onto my stomach!

We played a game or two…or three

I stood up and …oh my there was a ninja!

looking at me…

He drew his sword and stepped so precise

I just knew that I was about to get sliced and diced!

We fought the most ferocious battle…to the death you see

Then suddenly!

I was being chased by a lawman trying to put me in jail.

He threw me in jail without any bail!

twice I did escape.

But then I was chased by a man in a cape

The dark knight no less did enter

I slide across the floor…ouch a splinter!

To the rescue…the doctor did appear

I have the tweezers an’ neo-porin’ come over here!

Reluctantly I did go

but I was fixed up …just like a pro!

On with the games till I could not no more

for my knee hurt, my back ached, and I was exhausted too.

But then I was given the prize for all my pain

My son came through…

He sat in my lap and said something… that he believed true.

He said “Daddy you’re the best dad ever”… as he clung to me like glue.

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31 Comments leave one →
  1. November 11, 2010 6:11 pm

    Aw, that was so sweet! It sounds like you are a great dad. And that little guy is just adorable.

    • November 11, 2010 11:40 pm

      Keeps me on my toes…and guard! LOL!

  2. November 12, 2010 12:00 am

    This is some wonderful writing here

    • November 12, 2010 12:09 am

      Thank you Art I’m honored that you think so!

  3. meeti batra permalink
    November 12, 2010 1:03 am

    lucky you
    infact
    lucky us
    all of us r n shd b thankful toHIM
    our souls take rebirth to njoy all dis n v shd enjoy ech moment to its utmost
    TIME MAKES US FORGET MEMORIES BUT FEW MEMORIES MAKE US FORGET TIME
    THEY MAKE LIFE WORTHWHILE

    • November 12, 2010 3:44 am

      Absolutely…Time does not stand still and these are the moments worth living for. Thank you for visiting Meeti batra it’s always a pleasure!Peace be with you.

  4. November 12, 2010 11:18 am

    That is just super-sweet, Stuart!
    How can I help but love it. The imaginings
    of a boy — put to good use on his dear old dad.
    There is no better prize, is there? Feeling 10 ft. tall
    and on top of the world…makes the pains of parenthood
    worth bearing; makes living worth our while.
    Very well expressed, my friend!

  5. November 12, 2010 12:03 pm

    Worth all the aches and pains – not so? 😀

    • November 12, 2010 1:07 pm

      Absolutely! beat me from head to toe for more days like these. 🙂

  6. November 12, 2010 4:29 pm

    I love to watch kids play. they are such fun to watch. joining them is a bit embarassing but being a dad its your privilege and duty. 🙂

    • November 12, 2010 5:52 pm

      If being embarrassed means enjoying their world and acting like a kid again for a short time then let me be the most embarrassed person on the planet! I enjoy our time together and it helps to point them in the right direction. 🙂
      Actually I believe most parents really don’t have the guts to really play…So is it embarrassing or empowering? It is always a pleasure to see you Trisha…Thank you for your visit and I am glad that they fixed the bug. I’ll tell wordpress IT that it is corrected.

      • November 14, 2010 3:33 pm

        I am one of those lucky persons who adore kids and are adored by kids in return. I have spent hours with them, relishing their childish happiness. still my self conscious self blushes at the idea of entering their make-believe world. 🙂

        cant help it.

        • November 14, 2010 11:21 pm

          Make-believe invites possibilities where impossibility exists. Why would you want to settle into standards set by others who are simply going by rules set by someone who they never met? The relationship between a parent and their children should not be so serious all the time…It promotes cruelty over generosity in my opinion. Kids learn how to treat other by how we treat them. Playing is part of the job too…That’s all I’m saying and besides it’s fun. Peace be with you Trisha

          • November 19, 2010 1:41 pm

            got the point. 🙂 and you are right.
            taking a long break?

            take care and have fun.

            • November 19, 2010 5:33 pm

              Had some thing that needed focus the last few days …will catch up when I can. Just received an a commendation for achievement from the Governor of Oklahoma yesterday I have some treats in the works for the patient though. 🙂

  7. November 12, 2010 4:29 pm

    yessssssssssss the bug is fixed. its now showing that the comment awaiteth moderation.

  8. November 13, 2010 12:14 am

    Oooohhh mmmy God, this is the sweetest thing ever.. Great writing

  9. November 13, 2010 1:58 am

    Soul Bro Stuart, this is such a darling of a poem…cute as well…enjoy always too(+)
    Dom* 🙂

    • November 13, 2010 3:37 am

      Thank you Dom! I’m just writing what I know. Eli has a lot of fun with me…and truth be known I have a lot of fun with him too!Peace be with you on your journeys!

      • November 16, 2010 1:55 am

        that is cool as you are a cool dad…I have a daughter and she is going to be 23 but we had fun together when she was younger but time goes on and we capture all the fun we can get from them as well…enjoy as I have another with weather permitting mountain climb this week..Berlin Mountain next to the snowhole on Petersburgh Pass on the Massachusetts side, went and did Petersburgh Pass across the road from snowhole and went to Christman Sanctuary with waterfalls..pics on facebook(+)
        Dom*:)

  10. November 16, 2010 1:28 am

    cute piece,

    you make me feel like watching you and your son talking right in front of me.
    smiles.
    Happy Monday.

    join our potluck if you can.
    Thanks for the support.

  11. November 16, 2010 5:26 am

    What wonderful fun?! Who needs a personal trainer with a kid like that? 🙂

  12. November 18, 2010 2:49 am

    Enjoyed your pleasant moments.
    The prize was under-estimated.
    Real prize is not only in his comments,
    but in the happiness enjoyed during the play,
    Pure feelings of childhood enjoyed,
    Physical Exercise done,
    Bond established between the two,
    Physical and psychological benefits to the child
    are all priceless, precious and make life really worth living.

  13. November 18, 2010 12:18 pm

    Thank you for your visit!

  14. November 20, 2010 3:05 pm

    I would love to have you in poets rally week 33.
    let me know by leaving a link under my post.
    Thanks a ton.
    You are quite productive.
    beautiful poem!

  15. November 21, 2010 1:00 am

    Great Great and did I say Great…..very good and The world thanks you for sharing…loved it

  16. November 21, 2010 9:33 pm

    hehe good stuff mate. 2zpoint, as usual! 🙂

    Luke @ WordSalad

  17. Jingle permalink
    November 23, 2010 11:18 am

    Greetings, How are you?
    It is a thrill to land on your magical poetry land today! 🙂 😉
    Jingle Poetry has magic, wonders, and miracles theme going on this week,
    Hope to see your contribution.
    Old poems, or poems unrelated to our theme are welcome.
    We treasure your support ! Come on in soon.
    Have A Lovely Tuesday!
    Happy Thanksgiving, You Rock!
    xxx

  18. mistermuse permalink
    December 3, 2010 7:45 pm

    This is a poem to which all of us daddies can relate (or, if there are those who can’t, I’d like to know why). Nice work!

    • December 10, 2010 7:50 am

      I’m glad you liked it Mister muse and honored by your visit!

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