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My Little Bulldog

No challenge stops her
    stance is set
       shoulders squared

                                  She needs no reassurance
                                  no protective arm

What she wants
    is what she wills
     she harbors no illusions

                                   No man will tell her
                                   what to do

She has lain out
   her own way
     and swept it clean

                                   No distraction is allowed
                                   to interfere

Her goals are set
   and bannered, waiting
     for distant days

                                     She will claim them all
                                     in triumph, never doubting

Small of stature
   great of heart
     she turns to face the wind

                                      Gentle as a running stream
                                      Unyielding as a diamond

She acknowledges 
   the difficulties
    then passes through

                                        No lie accepted
                                        no truth denied

She scans the road ahead
   weighs its options
     gaze sure and steady

                                         Fears are felt
                                         then disregarded

She does not move back
   she sets her grip upon
     each thing she wants

                                          Her goals must surrender
                                          to her determination

A child in years
   an elder's wisdom
     sits upon her brow

                                          Discouragements will bring no change
                                          a mountain of resolve

Seasons change
   worlds revolve
     she sees it through

                                          The end in sight
                                          stays in sight

Such nobilities
   within my child
     humble me

                                          Her father frets for her
                                          but can never fear

This is my little bulldog
   holding the world 
     by its pantleg

                                            Naught that she needs escapes her
                                            what kind of fool would try

Copyright © William Masonis

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The Breath

From the Breath of God
Descended in human form
A savior named Jesus

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr

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Father's arm Chair

a backward journey through escalator of time black and white album distant sky's call open window balcony an empty arm chair glimpses of childhood adding color to album wrinkled smiling face sudden gush of air rewinding escalator the arm chair rocking © 2011 kash poet ====================== Placement: 10th; (August 2011) Contest:A.C/D.C/A.D/B.C Sponsor:Debbie Guzzi A.C-Arm Chair :)

Copyright © kash poet

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Omnipotent Father

Sun does rise
when moon sets
Ye who spins

Copyright © Steven Henderson

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The Kids of Divorce

Mom and Dad divorce; the kids are damaged for life; but some are relieved.

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen

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'For Colored Girls --- Toxic Love'

his love so toxic his dream became her nightmare distraught mother begs helpless onlookers suspended from the window he just let them go he killed their children helpless as her tears roll down her will to live gone ©291220112215 *just to clear up the confusion this is actually written for Andrea's movie contest!!*

Copyright © Wilma Neels

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Focused, brows furrowed
Working, toiling, laboring
Then, my child awakes.

Copyright © Ely Ayson

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Father-in-law cares

Love drips from his voice
As he rang me out of bed 
''Hope you guys are fine''   

These words stream my soul
To seconds of sweet silence
I replied, so fine.    

 Another dawn he'll call
Spilling the same syllables
In the same verse form.     

 For Dr.Ram Mehta's contest: 'In-Laws'  
Joseph Osita

Copyright © Joseph Osita

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Menacing Moms

<                                     just look at my son ...
                                 down to size of thirty two
                                 ....    fencing hackling

                                      meat and potatoes ...
                                   leftovers from my mother
                                 ...  well isn't that special

                                     eat sleep and ... running
                                     thats all I will ever see
                                   ...  glad father isn't here

Written by Katherine Stella
For Dr Rams IN-LAWS Contest
Gl All

Copyright © Katherine Stella

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High Tea With the Queen

big daddy fingers fumble with a toy tea cup her highness is pleased

Copyright © John Wulf

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For Nathan, From Asa & Danielle

Children sing all day
Hurray, hurray Father's Day
We love you Daddy! 

By: Misty Leccese
June 21, 2009

Copyright © Misty Penton-Leccese

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Lingering Presence

fragrance of the rind
lost reflections left behind ….
life and death entwined

Copyright © Robb A. Kopp

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The Vital Holy Day

Getting ready for
Passover to shed us might
For joyous future

The significance 
Of God’s holiday is way
More vital than us 

Copyright © J. W. M. Earnings

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oft living alone

oft living alone
he lost the talent for talk
Dad's eyes spoke volumes

Copyright © Debbie Guzzi

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100 Birthdays

100 birthdays
my favorite nurse is gone,
a loving daughter

Copyright © Ernesto P. Santiago

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Looking Back

Starting from zero learning to walk like a child... A life without you. unknown path lying each step longs for your guidance... No milestones ahead. let me stumble Dad I will get up on my own... a new beginning. © kash poet (19th June 2011) ==============00===============

Copyright © kash poet

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First dance

Tightly she holds on

    Little pink feet on Wing Tips

        May I have this dance 
             ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Music starts to play
    White lace, pearls, something blue worn

        Dad come dance with me...

Copyright © Sharon Ruebel

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The Challenge

meeting the challenge
leading, guiding, uplifting…
tasks for all fathers

© Joseph, 6/15/08
© All Rights Reserved

Copyright © Joseph Spence Sr

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equip me Father
I must gain strength, momentum 
help others reach you......

Copyright © Rick Parise

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In The Dog House

The Dog House
Caught, he lied to her;
His ebullient smile said all,
On the couch he sleeps.

Copyright © Marie Harrison

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Light Of Glory

song echoes the realm 

Majesty so pure and true

Lord God Almighty.....

Copyright © Rick Parise

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angels with Dirty Faces

Sodomy, clergy Angels with dirty faces Abhorred to the core .

Copyright © James Fraser

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That September Day in 2001

Two thousand seven Hundred and fifty victims Murdered, Rest in Peace My entry into Nathan's 9-11 contest

Copyright © James Fraser

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Death Comes To Us All

A mother is dead
and just buried a father:
God bless the orphan!

March 2015

Copyright © Keith Trestrail

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Armies raising Cain...

         Battalions march
on blood soaked darkened red sand,
         Able tears to wash...

Copyright © jay del fierro

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Streams of tears falling;
His crepuscular brawn years,
Embracing his end.

Copyright © Marie Harrison

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In His Light

polishing Dad’s car
Sun tea in a Mason jar....
searching for north star

Copyright © Robb A. Kopp

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Preacher's Kid--Lost daughter

if you insist then
walk out,don`t call,don`t come back...
to do something new

as a little girl
my daddy never lied to me...
I am going home

the child is home
dad gives her gold ring and a room...
father is grieved.

Copyright © olusegun Arowolo

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My Own Existence - senryu chain x5

~~**~~ father gave me life his love fills my heart with joy my daddy is best ~*~ moms are heaven sent angels on earth mothers are love like no other ~*~ look for facts I search I research but get confused or am I confused ~*~ not my intension nor a bone of contention social convention ~*~ I used to be brash I used to be blazen bold no more I got old ~~**~~

Copyright © Warner Baxter

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my poppa

 the joy of you pop 
 once big as a redwood tall 
 fragile you blessed me 
 your eyes gave me hope 
 hundreds of years you grow small 
 a dark evil world 
 I stand taller now 
 a young sapling rooted deep 
 lessons you taught me

Copyright © gregory ramos