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Childhood Brother

Childhood Brother


Me, a younger brother
Pulling each other’s leg
My temper was a bother:	
A fuming powder keg.

Time has set the pace
For Us to adore another:
Mark of my own face
A cherished dear brother.

Tempers used to flare
With a Cold War fist fight
When we frenziedly dared
Both were pretty right.

Time is now all gone
Age has taken its toll
Each now strays alone
Sans mirth, sans thrall.


               ***

Take away a baby’s nappy
Leave an adult man unhappy:
Infancy has its own smile
And adulthood its own vile!



JM

21st Oct’ 2013

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  1. Date: 10/22/2013 10:06:00 PM
    A great write, Joseph!

  1. Date: 10/21/2013 8:11:00 AM
    - Take care of childhood memories ...... well written, Joseph ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)