Papa, Tell Me Are You Happy Somewhere? by Michelle Ayon-Navajas

My poem “Papa, Tell Me Are You Happy Somewhere?” is up now in MastecadoresUsa. Thank you so much Gabriela for publishing my piece..

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Photo by Valerie Jane De Lara/ Model: JawlinePebres

Papa, Tell Me Are You Happy Somewhere?

by Michelle Ayon-Navajas
site: https://michnavs.wordpress.com/

you taught me to be brave in the most unconventional way ever
not by fairy tales bedtime stories nor by Aesop’s fables after lunch
i remember you saying “be brave my little princess”
i wasn’t really sure what you meant when you told me the story of robbers who travel by sea, swashbuckling and daring
they were often evil and brutish
i began to hide underneath my pillow as
i anticipated you to unravel the next
scariest, mind-blowing, out of this world bloody fight scene, but to my surprise,
“fear not my little one”
then you continue to tell
most of them were ordinary people
who had been forced to rob to make ends meet
you see, the world is not an easy place to live
some are lucky, some…

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23 Comments

    1. michnavs says:

      💔🥺 i know…thank you.

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      1. michnavs says:

        Thank you❤

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  1. Such a gorgeous tribute, Mich ❤

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you so much…❤🙏

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  2. murisopsis says:

    Congratulations!!! This one is definitely a winner!!

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you so so much Val…🙏❤❤❤

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  3. I just read your poem on the Masticadores site and wanted to let you know how moved I was by your words ❤

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you so so much..i am happy to know that..❤

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  4. Priti says:

    Wow so touchy so beautiful lines every dad wants his princess to become strong .Especially ” your little princess has turned out to be the bravest”are you happy papa” thanks for sharing 🙂

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts…thank you..

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      1. Priti says:

        Welcome 🌹💝

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  5. Priti says:

    Every dad wants that, his princess to become strong! Beautiful lines so touchy ! Well shared.👍😊

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you so so much..

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      1. Priti says:

        It’s pleasure of mine stay blessed 🥰

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      2. michnavs says:

        ❤❤❤🙏🙏🙏

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      3. Priti says:

        🌹🌹

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  6. A lovely poem and contribution Mich.. Congratulations on your publication.. ❤

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you so much Sue❤

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  7. A beautiful poem Mich!!💕🌹
    Loved sharing the morning with you! Heartfelt poem you delivered!❤️

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    1. michnavs says:

      Thank you so much Cindy…i was so thrilled to see you at the book launch.

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      1. You’re so welcome! That’s so dear of you! I so enjoyed seeing you as well! 💕

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