Would You be Proud?

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United States
37° 5' 24.864" N, 95° 42' 46.4076" W

Would you be proud?
If you had never closed your eyes for the last time
and woke up to me now?
Would you be proud?
knowing I've made mistakes.
Maybe ones that make me ashamed.
But despite all that,
Would you still be proud?
Proud of me walking
down the aisle in my cap and gown?
Would you say,
who did you turned out to be?
Instead say I'm proud to be,
your father?
I'm holding tightly to my weakness of myself.
But would you say let it loose
because you know no matter what happens
I'll pick myself up and say
for that
I'm proud of the woman you've become.

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