I watch from my window
standing on a chair
looking out at the car as it pulls
onto the road
and in the drivers seat you are
The back seat has all your things
and from the look on your face I
can see what this means.
I run up the stairs to your room
and there on your dresser is your
I take one look at her in the
hallway and see the tears this
Sis sits on the steps holding a
doll, like its a real baby.
I ask myself could this just be a
and an answer comes from my heart
that says "maybe".
In the yard I see little Mike
running after the car.
He collapses in the road,
his heart torn and already I can
see the scar.
I hear her voice crying
"what have I done that you won't
tell the world you are mine.
are you ashamed to show them I
share your name???"
One day you made a promise
to stand beside her forever
to love her and to guide her
and now I see that it is all gone,
your favorite things,
and worst of all...
The only thing left behind is four
and a picture of us in a frame.
The one I had made you for Father's Day.
And in the picture I see
mom, sis,the baby, little Mike and
There is a hole in the place where you used to be .....
alan f. shulver
[This message has been edited by poohbear (edited 08-16-99).]