My father was a
wonderful man... who died much too
young!! At 38 years, he was diagnosed with
He entered a Sanatarium for tubercular patients
was there until his death at 42 yrs. He was well
by all who knew him. He was active in the
group in our town, the firemen's association, and
treasurer and helped found the local sportsmen's
He was the eldest of 4 children, and a Wonderful
Though he's been gone for many years... I still
I wrote this poem to honor him and was fortunate
1st Place in a world wide competition.
My Heart Belongs to
My heart belongs to
A song for me...so true,
It reminds me of my Father
As it brings a tear or two.
I remember years
When I sat upon his knee,
I remember his handsom face
And the love he showered on me.
God took him home so
He was a young and vital man,
His wisdom and his knowledge
Have made me who I am.
For many years I've
Thoughts of him make me sad,
For even though I'm growing old
My heart still belongs to Dad!
Ethel M. Sandstrom
This Midi is:
"Daddy's Little Girl"