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A Letter To My Father
This is your little girl.
I may be grown but I am still your little girl.
I love you and I look up to you.
I wanted to find a man just like you.
There is something I want to tell you.
Wanted to tell you for years.
Scared you would look at me differently.
It is hard to get me in dresses.
Even harder to get me to wear make up.
Remember the time when I was little.
Too young to know better.
I wanted to be like you.
We were outside.
You were cutting the grass.
You got hot so you took your shirt off.
I did too.
Mom yelled at me to put my shirt back on.
I did not understand.
I do now and I still think it was funny.
We are close.
We listen to some of the same music.
We watch some of the same shows.
We like the same comedians.
You did not like the guy I feel in love with.
I did not know then why you never tried to like him.
I thought you thought he was white trash.
I know I am your little girl and that is reason enough.
No guy will ever be good enough for me.
I still do not understa
Red Riding HoodI want to believe people so badly when they say they won’t bite
that I contemplate climbing into their smiling jaws
thinking that it might be better to be split in two than left hanging.
But always, I draw my red hood and flit back into the forest
running in the shadows of pathways, never stepping into clearings
because I’ve spent my whole life in the wilderness
and I still can’t tell the wolves from the woodsmen.
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