grade A fucking #1 Dad

In celebration of Fathers Day!!!

 

How else can I address the man that does more than play the part

Grade A fucking #1 dad because that’s what you are

You make sure everyone knows it too; for that you get the golden star

you’re there when she needs you, always, rather it’s near or from a far

you provide her with nourishment, clothes, and shelter that far surpasses what’s sub-par 

you meet her every need rather it’s domestic or abroad 

when she would cry out at night and needed comforting 

there you were at 4 AM answering the call without even questioning  

remember when she had that asthma attack she was wheezing, had shortness of breath 

I’ll never forget that look in your face as you held your hand a-top her chest

 I remember when they called you from school because she got sick from something she ate 

you told your next client that you couldn’t make it or else if you came you’d be really really late 

I remember when I couldn’t make it to her dance recital you said don’t worry about it 

you managed to make it there with no problem and let me know you got it 

you worked really hard for five Christmases straight because you knew I forgot about it

Now all she talks about is that bike you bought and begs me to learn how to ride it 

Oh-oh  wait remember how you fretted about her allergy to tree nuts and all other sorts of contaminants 

you purchased her EpiPen’s despite the cost with assurance,

you’d do whatever it takes with little to no consequence 

I remember the day I got pregnant with her,

I was put on bed rest, had to leave my job, but still had bills to pay 

I remember you opening up your three-bedroom house and with you,

you insisted we stay 

I remember the day you called me and was like I did something good today 

I got approved for disability and you have to hurry up downtown,

A check a month they should pay 

116 dollars a month, not a week,

I tried hard not to laugh in her face 

I have to add this to my taxable income

putting my salary in a higher taxable place, no fucking way 

I don’t ever have to remind you to come and get her 

you actually get upset,

because spending time with her is what you live for with even more time to spare

you wouldn’t dream of dropping her off early or with someone other than you, that

no you wouldn’t dare 

because that’s not what Grade A fucking #1 dads do 

why are you looking at me like that while I’m paying homage to you?

oh I get it,

it’s because I’m the Grade A fucking #1 dad and that’s all that shit that I DO! 

 

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