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Learning About My Father

LEANING ABOUT MY FATHER
I never knew my father
I doubt any of my family did
He was the symbol of authority
When I was just a kid

We only saw him from dinner time till ten
No long dissertations of how his day had been
He was my father but he could have been a stranger
He came from a very different generation of men

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Thursday, November 3, 2016
Topic(s) of this poem: nostalgia
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TRUE STORY MY DAD DEVELOPED A BRAIN TUMOUR AND THIS IS THE STORY OF HIS LAST TWELVE MONTHS
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