Dear Baby Girl


Never did I mean to
Leave you in such a cold world.
Where fathers are lack of,
Due to death or just dead
Beat dads, without a care in
The world, or better yet, incarceration
Which in all is sad.
The other two I mention
Are only in some cases,
But in all three was due
To bad choices and decision
Caught up in a life of
Amusement, also without a care
In the world which now hurts me
Deeply to see how I left my baby girl,
Days have gone and years
Have flown by, and now I just
Wait my chance for Allah to reunite
Me with you to be by your side
They say it’s hard to forgive
But is it really? But I know
A person never forgets, but I
Pray throughout all the struggles
And heartache that I’m forgiven,
And that you will still love me plenty…


  1. ian on January 24, 2024 at 2:06 PM

    this is so wholesome,i really like the first sentence.”But I know
    A person never forgets, but I
    Pray throughout all the struggles
    And heartache that I’m forgiven,
    And that you will still love me plenty…”. This touches my heart in a way that makes me feel a feeling i don’t have often.Having to leave your daughter like that sounds really sad, and must be hard to think about.I hope if you ever read this comment it puts a smile on you face.liked the poem by the way.

  2. NJ on January 24, 2024 at 7:52 PM


    You ARE loved.

  3. Remuna on January 28, 2024 at 3:05 PM

    This poem is so beautiful and a moving testament to the power of self-reflection, redemption, and the strength of love. You have navigated incredibly complex emotions in such an eloquent way. Your self-awareness is inspiring and the regret is passed clearly along throughout the poem. Overall, it’s a powerful expression of wanting to make things right and be loved again.

  4. Claire on February 16, 2024 at 10:36 PM

    Your poem resonates deeply with the struggles and emotions that many face, yet often find difficult to articulate. The sincerity with which you express your remorse and yearning for reconciliation is truly moving. Your ability to convey such profound sentiments through your words is a testament to the power of poetry as a means of catharsis and self-expression. Keep writing from the heart, as your voice has the potential to inspire empathy and understanding in others.

  5. Emily on February 17, 2024 at 12:52 PM

    Thank you for such a beautiful poem. Being separated from a loved one is never easy but I know she can feel your love for her wherever she is in the world.

  6. Bettina on February 17, 2024 at 12:55 PM

    This is a really beautiful, well-written poem. I was right there along with you, feeling your emotions as I read this. I could tell that you’ve thought about this topic a lot and that it was weighing heavy on your heart. I’m glad that you were able to express your feelings in such an artistic, inspirational way. You truly have a gift with words.

  7. Noriko Bell on February 18, 2024 at 12:41 PM

    Your poem has such powerful thoughts of longing, regret and sorrow. The hope of forgiveness is especially moving. I hope you will find forgiveness, from others and from yourself.

  8. Rhythm on February 18, 2024 at 11:39 PM

    Thank you for sharing your innermost emotions. It’s a very hard thing to do, but I love how you expressed yourself through this poem. I hope you will be (or have been) able to reunite with your baby girl.

  9. Kennedy Critz on February 23, 2024 at 1:00 PM

    A person truly can forgive, but not forget. Blood is thicker than water and family is everything. I’m sure your beautiful baby girl still loves you beyond words. Keep your head up and I pray your reunion is a beautiful feeling.

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