Daddy Warm Me Up, Poetry by Lexys Yocom

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Genre: Family, Relationship

Daddy Warm Me Up
by: Lexys Yocom

Daddy I am cold
The blankets of mommy’s words can’t warm me up
The millions of goosebumps on my skin
Each a minute thinking of where you went
Why can’t I find comfort?

Daddy I’m chilly
The fire of passion I have to find you can’t warm me up
The chills going down my spine
Each a thought of what you might sound like if you said my name
Why can’t I find comfort?

Daddy I’m bleak
The space heater of support from my peers and family can’t warm me up
The many breaths I have taken of frigid air
Each a moment I thought I should waste my oxygen on asking mommy if I could see you
Why can’t I find comfort?

Daddy I’m frosty
The warm hot chocolate of other boys’ attention can’t warm me up
The hundreds…

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