by Barry Koplen

under my shirt
at rest on a chair,
snuggled by animals
was a little face there.

her smile was a big one
when her eyes looked at me
but they wanted to close,
they were ready for sleep.

this picture was perfect,
I know, for it seems
her Daddy was sure
to be in her dreams

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