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#400754 - 06/18/12 12:39 PM Father's Day - revisited
MarkK Offline
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Registered: 04/02/07
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Loc: Denver, CO
I never realized
   At least not till today
How much of my behavior
   Is from the things you used to say

I make every effort
   To keep my intelligence in the light
I guess that comes from you telling me
   That I just wasn’t very bright

I have no sense of humor
   I’m pretty cut and dry
But you always said I was no good at jokes
   And that I shouldn’t even try

My stories you thought foolish
   My curiosity – inane
If anyone needed punished
   We both know who you would blame

It really is ironic
   And possibly quite sad
The day I needed most a hero
   Instead I had you for a dad

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#400759 - 06/18/12 01:52 PM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
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#400793 - 06/18/12 08:15 PM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
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Loc: settling in the USA again
mark -

speaks to me.

i like the way you used such a simple childlike rhythm and rhyme for the boy's point of view - and yet such a serious and devastating message!

lee
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"the scariest thing about abuse of any shape or form, is, in my opinion, not the abuse itself, but that if it continues it can begin to feel commonplace and eventually acceptable."
- Alan Cumming, "Not My Father's Son"

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#400854 - 06/19/12 09:03 AM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
MarkK Offline
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thanx guys
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#438380 - 06/16/13 04:26 PM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
MarkK Offline
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time to remember
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