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First Son Growing

First Son Growing

In the long run the boy will be worth
all the misery I’ve caused you,
all the grief.
If only for his smile, 

yours, I know.
If only for his eyes,
mine, I know.
But his eyes, 

they have your smile,
brighter than a rainbow,
streaming through them. 

Donal Mahoney 

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