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Shallow Inkwell

Sadly, I have only the one shallow inkwell to enter words
About my adoring father’s incomparable life.  And, 
Webster’s entire dictionary is not enough to
Even describe a day of his existence.  How on 
This extremely small earth can it be accomplished?  My
Attempts come up short every time I dip in shallow inkwells. 

Maybe I can exist for a time as his apparent duplicate,
Even though, at best, I’ll portray a foggy impression.
Hurry, I better accelerate; he is fading as quickly 
As the inkwell.  Now, I can’t envision dad’s outline,
To imitate.  Sorry it concluded in this utter letdown.
Our shallow inkwell has emptied; his immortality has expired.

Now I’ll face a fruitless eternity to accomplish comparisons.

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