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Happy Fathers Day

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Happy Fathers Day

Barreness
my eye's are filled with tears
and my mouth with cries of dispair
my heart is filled with remorse
and soul the bitterness of regret
i have a mind lacking
the conscioueness to repent
having only the will to resent
what fate drew to a close
how can I go on
having no posterity
no part of me
nothing for which i would surely die
still possessing that final lesson
that i would love to pass on
i have a name for a son
and precious love for a daughter
yet neither came to appear
never were the special memories
that i would hold so dear
happy fathers day? maybe
let's see how it plays out

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  1. Date: 7/31/2012 3:00:00 PM

    this is just one of many reasons why our trees are always sad ones...soup mail returned...

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 9:54:00 PM

    This poem comes from the heart about your wishes of being a dad. Not all persons become moms or dads but you never know you may meet that special someone who already has a family. You will have to see how life pans out in the future. love phyl

  1. Date: 7/7/2012 10:54:00 PM

    hi...John.... soup mail...pd

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 10:47:00 PM

    Dear John, your pain will ease a bit as the years pass by, but you will always miss your father. Such a sad poem. I didn't understand the comment you left on my poem, but I hope you are dong well. (I wish I'd been able to have children too.) Love you, Carolyn

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 7:34:00 AM

    One isn't too old until death calls us away..Enjoyed reading your thoughts about being a father..Reads like you know what a father should do..Thanks for stopping by..Yes, that cat comes and wants in my lap..Sara

    loving iii Avatar john loving iii Date: 6/19/2012 6:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    yeah, i'm abram and your are Who?
  1. Date: 6/17/2012 11:30:00 AM

    This poem was very touching John, thank you for sharing your heart with us, and I hope you have a good father's day, knowing that there is a father in heaven who loves you very much, and he is pleased with his son, sending you my peaceful thoughts and affection on this day luv vie

  1. Date: 6/17/2012 10:23:00 AM

    very emotional John.. do hope u think of good things on this day .. that u accomplished as a Dad long ago.. we all have regrets.. our kids do not always meet our expectations but we luv them and they do luv us.. hard to absorb your emotional lines.. wishing u a happy day.. my Daddy is in Heaven now.. luv..

  1. Date: 6/17/2012 10:10:00 AM

    Oh, John, My heart goes out to you in this poem. I do hope that God blesses you with a very happy Father's day anyway. big hugs, Catie :)

  1. Date: 6/17/2012 8:33:00 AM

    Stand my friend...Stand I say...as we all must! Peace and blessing