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a measure of happiness

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a measure of happiness

he only once
saw his father

cry

on edge
in an easy chair
put mussed head in calloused hands
quaking
broke

a wooden rule
by luck
shouted bad black mad

and he bittered

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  1. Date: 10/25/2011 7:43:00 AM
    interesting write my friend...