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Below is the poem entitled Solomon which was written by poet Des Juan Richardson. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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S ociopathic tendencies blanket your eyes
O blivious to your son’s needs, deaf ears for his cries
L oyalty to crime, rats, money and the streets
O utweighed your moral compass and paternal responsibilities
M y heart breaks with every excuse given for not prioritizing me
O verlooked continuously for your own selfish needs
N o more resentment, just prayer, a Christian, I will try to be

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  1. Date: 5/29/2009 7:23:00 AM
    I love this acrostic and its oppositeness to what one expected from the tradition of Solomon ... may our prayers converge in faith as we toil for the best of our world ... love.