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My Father

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My Father

Mom dying so slow
Raging breast cut off just one
Then breast number two

Flat scarred chest, husband cheats now
He wasn’t worth a penny

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  1. Date: 6/19/2012 9:14:00 AM
    Congrats on your win with this touching tanka, Julie! Ruben.

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 6:41:00 AM
    Congratulations on your super win in Joann's "Contankacerous" contest Julie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 3:53:00 AM
    Really most painful write. put nicely though, congrats on the win.

  1. Date: 6/12/2012 1:39:00 AM
    Terribly sad, Julie. Too many pathos...My best wishes in the contest with this heartbreaking entry. Ruben.