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Father thinks he knows best

Too quiet, my son I worry about you Thou contemplate overmuch Get out there and do Too noisy, my daughter Unbecoming of you You're a young lady already Not a foul-mouthed shrew Too passive, my wife For this century Take control of your life Learn to fly like me... It's our turn now, Dad To gang up on you But we won't go there ~ We'll just bid you adieu

Copyright © | Year Posted 2020




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Date: 2/23/2020 8:36:00 PM
This is so perfectly done. Written from experience, no doubt.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 2/23/2020 9:32:00 PM
Only the title was written from experience, painful experience actually. I am more convinced every year that I know zilch. The rest of the poem is not me. Smiles, Gershon
Date: 2/22/2020 10:39:00 PM
In the long run, they all turn out "just right" though as Goldilocks would say.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 2/23/2020 12:53:00 PM
They sure do... though Dad's got more than his share of problems to face!
Date: 2/20/2020 9:04:00 AM
While not always right, rarely in doubt. Father knows best. Relatable write. I like it.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 2/20/2020 3:18:00 PM
Glad you could relate to this one, Kenneth. ~ Another Dad who can relate
Date: 2/19/2020 11:10:00 PM
lol.. Not only father, each of us think we know the best.. You showed a wonderful portrait of a family.. Great Gershon
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 2/20/2020 9:41:00 AM
---although the family portrait may soon have a gap where the father's head used to be. LOL. Thanks, Jenish
Date: 2/19/2020 7:43:00 PM
perhaps dad didn't always know best but his word was accepted, and cherished, you knew better than not to listen to it... I wish he was still around... adored this one Gershon... hugs
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 2/19/2020 8:02:00 PM
Heh, heh... Same in my family....Not listening? --- Corporal punishment meted out... Although, Dear Old Dad wasn't always right...'Course he was never wrong either... We kids got used to it very fast... Thanks for the comment and encouragement, Sandra! :) Gershon
Date: 2/19/2020 3:58:00 PM
I see this funny.. boys all I had .. and I pampered all of them. But they all turned out great with family's of their own and great jobs.. And I spoil my grandchildren and my son's don't mine because they remember their growing up.. Now they tease me by saying " I am grandmas favorite" or " I'm your moms favorite" .. I hate it when they put me in a spot.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 2/19/2020 8:00:00 PM
Sounds like you count your blessings, Eve, and that you have what to count! Here's to your wonderful family! Cheers, Gershon