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No matter where you are
TearDrop

As you hold onto the back of my bike,
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You push me around the neighborhood;
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I felt the wind in my face.
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- "Daddy, not to fast.."
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-"It's ok baby, I'll never let you go."
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You protected me from falling,
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You saved me from scraped knees and those barbie bandaids.
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You've always been there to hold me in your arms
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when times were tough.
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Now, as I sit here, reminiscing on our past memories,
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I look into your piercing blue eyes.
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I feel so helpless, as you lay there in this hospial bed.
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I'm so close to you...yet there's nothing I can do.
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This life took you much too fast...and I'm sorry I couldn't protect you.
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Daddy, I'm sorry I couldn't slow it down.
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I couldn't take your pain away, and pick you up from your falls.
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I couldn't put those silly bandaids on your scraped knees...
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and tell you it would be ok.
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- "Kati, you've kept me going..you've held onto me."
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-"I love you Dad..."
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A sudden gust of wind brushes across your delicate face.
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You turn your head away.
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"Daddy...I'll never let go"
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No matter where you are.
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10 Feb 07


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