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Rocky Comfort

They say that you are my biological dad
But I view it as very sad;
You never wanting anything to do with me
Just so that you could remain free

From the responsibility of becoming a father
I am sorry that I was such a bother
They say nowadays that you travel around
Wandering from state to state, town to town

I have heard recently that you have settled in Wyoming
And if I ever saw you, I would ask you one thing:
Why did you have to run?
Why did you leave your own son?

I hope that you are happy living out west
It is probably for the best
That you and I never see each other
You totally abandoned my mother,

You spent years in jail
And if I could write a tale
Of you and all the things you did
It would be a tale of one man’s rocky comfort over his own kid

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  1. Date: 2/1/2013 1:54:00 PM
    Touching, sad piece. This happens too often to the best of us. I love how you incorporated your feelings into words. Keep up the good work. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 8:41:00 PM
    James, very sad... i don't know what to say... deep emotions to have.. maybe some where deep inside I understand.. because, my real mother was incarcerated many years during my life... good rhyme...pd