A Letter To DadA father passing by his teenage daughter's
bedroom was astonished to see the bed was
nicely made and everything was neat and tidy.
Then he saw an envelope propped up
prominently on the center of the pillow.
It was addressed"Dad". With the worst
premonition, he opened the envelope and
read the letter with trembling hands:-
It is with great regret and sorrow that I'm
writing you, but I'm
leaving home . I had to elope with my new
boyfriend Randy because I wanted to avoid a
scene with Mom and you.
I've been finding real passion with Randy and
he is so nice to me. I know when you meet
him you'll like him too - even with all his
piercings, tattoos, and motorcycle clothes. But
it's not only the passion Dad, I'm pregnant
and Randy said that he wants me to have the
kid and that we can be very happy together.
Even though Randy is much older than me
(anyway, 42 isn't so old these days is it?), and
has no money, really these things shouldn't
stand in the way of our relationship , don't
Randy has a great CD collection; he already
owns a trailer in the woods and has a stack
of firewood for the whole winter. It's true he
has other girlfriends as well but I know he'll
be faithful to me in his own
way. He wants to have many more children
with me and that's now one of my dreams
too. Randy taught me that marijuana doesn't
really hurt anyone and he'll be growing it for
us and we'll trade it with our friends for all
the cocaine and ecstasy we want.
meantime, we'll pray that science will find a
cure for AIDS so Randy can get better; he sure
Your loving daughter,
At the bottom of the page were the letters
Hands still trembling, her father turned the
sheet, and read:
PS: Dad, none of the above is true. I'm over at
the neighbor's house. I just wanted to remind
you that there are worse things in life than
my report card that's in my desk center
drawer. Please sign it and call when it is safe
for me to come home.
I love U! ♥