When I die choose a star
and name it after me
that you may know
I have not abandoned
or forgotten you.
You were such a star to me,
following you through birth
and childhood, my hand
in your hand.

When I die
choose a star and name it
after me so that I may shine
down on you, until you join
me in darkness and silence
together.

Analysis, meaning and summary of David Ignatow's poem For My Daughter

4 Comments

  1. lalaa says:

    THIS POEM IS AWESOME

  2. Johnny says:

    I love this poem very much.

  3. Johnny says:

    I love this poem very much.

  4. MYKYLA GUERRERO says:

    this poem is what a dad should say to their daughters if they where to pass away or whatever.

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