ONE WORD FROM YOU  By Lori A Alicea

…A dedication to an all powerful God, whose spoken word filled the earth.  (Genesis 1)  An all powerful God who calms the storms (Mark 4:39 KJV), heals the sick (Matthew 9:35 KJV), straightens the crooked legs to walk (John 5:8 KJV), gives sight to the blind and unstops deaf ears.  (Isaiah 35:5 KJV)  Everything changes with one word from you…

One word from you, one simple word,
Is all you need to speak.
One word and everything can change,
Amazed if eyes will seek.

One word, like brushstrokes in your hand,
A canvas blank before.
A symphony of syllables,
You paint the skies and shore.

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The birds they spread their wings to fly,
They soar the canvas blue.
The artist’s hand he fills the sky,
One simple word from you.

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The water’s dance you choreographed,
At shore they bow a knee.
Applause from gentle waves is heard,
These brushstrokes “Let there be.”

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The window of the night we see,
The moon, its watch begun.
You kept the light on in the dark,
Until the waking sun.

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One word, the sun it warms our day,
And smiles while we’re awake.
These rays that shine upon our face,
One word is all it takes.

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One word, bouquets of fragrant blooms,
Perfume ascends the air.
The colors of the rainbow sky,
He paints the gardens there.

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One word, he sees these towers tall,
The trees that give us shade.
And baskets full of fruit they bear,
His words, thy hand hath made.

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One word, we see the seasons change,
The summer, spring and fall.
When nature sleeps in winter cold,
Your words, designed them all.

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One word from you, one simple word,
Is all you need to speak.
One word and everything can change,
Amazed if eyes will seek.

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You calm the storms that toss our boat,
Commands the waves, “Be still.”
That we might rest in you alone,
And trust the words you will.

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The lame obey one word from you,
And listen when you talk.
Their crooked limbs go straight to hear,
Rise up. Rise up and walk.”

One word and mountains move from here,
Blind eyes, again they see.
Deaf ears unstop to hear the words,
The Master speaks to thee.

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The brushstrokes of the artist’s hand,
Unique, each canvas one.
A symphony of syllables,
A Masterpiece is done.

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SHE DANCED WITH HER DADDY!  By Lori A Alicea

Once upon a time

In a land of castles where princesses are much too excited to sleep when the town comes alive in preparation for a royal dance of daddies and their little girls who dress up in sparkles and tulle.

An enchanted fairy-tale she’s pondered her heart for months; a dance card of songs she keeps while carried away in her daddy’s arms the evening long until the music plays its last.

A night of unforgettable moments for two, whose highlights replay in the dreams of a princess for a lifetime;

Their

Daddy Daughter Dance.

Little girls are over the moon for their daddies; daughters who radiate as a night sky of brilliant stars winking at one another overcome to be their daddies date.

Over the moon because a princess remembers….

MY DADDY LOVED ME FIRST
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The first to lay your eyes on me,
The first my heart to seek.
The first to ever hold my hand,
Or kiss my chubby cheek.
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The lush red carpet leading to the ball entrance is roped off until the castles of daddies and daughters arrive for their special dance.

The stately tables have been set befitting little queens in waiting;

No expense too great, no detail left out for a magical evening soon to be unveiled.
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Castle doors have swung open releasing a hive of honeybees swarming across the fields of the town; a buzz of little girls dazzling their nails and hair to enter the fairy-tale gates beautiful for their daddies.
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Princess curls are caught in a crown of sparkled bows, whose gown of vintage lace reveals a bow equally as grand as its twin accentuating her locks.
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The clock of the castle strikes for the carriages arrival.

A daddy makes his way up the castle stairs to his daughter, who smiles at first glance of the glory beholding his eyes, bearing flower bouquets deserving a princess.
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The town is one royal carriage parked in front of the other, each waiting for daddy’s and daughters to take their noble seat to the dance.
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A daddy’s kiss and the strikes of the castle clock remind them both it’s time to go.
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The sea of red carpet is lined for blocks of daddy’s and their exquisite daughters leading to the front doors of the Daddy Daughter Dance, which have officially opened for the night’s festivities.

The ambiance of the ballroom is breathtaking as well as every princess in attendance with her daddy.

Words of sighs and gasps of little girls in awe fill out the Thank You card to the ballroom host for an evening of details and splendor intentionally prepared with her name in mind.
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She danced with her daddy that night.

Overwhelmed and over the moon because a princess remembers….

MY DADDY LOVED ME FIRST
By Lori A Alicea

You’d blink; your little girl would grow,
I’d chase you every chance.
On tippy toes I’d follow you,
Our Daddy Daughter Dance.
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Dad dancing with his daughter

Oh the silliness capturing a daddy and his princess at their
Daddy Daughter Dance; a picture of a thousand memorable words.
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She danced;
A daughter danced all night with her daddy.
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The last and final page of a daddy and daughter’s fairy-tale evening has turned  when the clock strikes midnight while it seems the first number of a princess’ dance card has just played.

A princess’s smile never left the dance floor for every song
She danced with her daddy.
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But now, carriages that have waited the evening thru in patience are now anxious to return those daddy’s and daughters back to their castle until next year.

This evening of unforgettable moments for two will replay the highlights in the dreams of a princess for a lifetime;

Their

Daddy Daughter Dance.

A princess grows before her daddy ever has time to blink.
But through the years a princess never forgets the hand-print he leaves behind because…

MY DADDY LOVED ME FIRST
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The years will pass; I’ll soon be grown,
Our heart of tears will burst.
But yet remains our memory,
My daddy loved me first.
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THE END!!