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My Dad Is Dead, I Think

Try to recall What was he like? Seems so long ago Years and fathers alike. Was he the second, Or maybe the third? So many behind me My memory is blurred. My mom's average is low, Two years at the most; Believe me twelve fathers Is nothing to boast. He looked so familiar, How could I forget? Was he my real dad? I fill with regret, For now he lies buried Six feet below. Was he my real dad? I may never know. circa 1989

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Date: 9/19/2017 7:32:00 PM
This is one cool poem, Maureen. Made me smile as your sharp wit cut into the very heart of me. Another fave for sure. An original poem from your younger self, ty for sharing. Love and peace always.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 9/20/2017 7:24:00 AM
Thank you so much Freddie, and thank you for your "fatherly" advice! ;) mo blessings and love! xo
Date: 9/12/2017 10:49:00 AM
very strong indictment of modern families. If one can call it a family. Kids really get the muddy end of the stick. So sorry!
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Date: 4/24/2017 3:52:00 PM
A great poem! Subscribing! :)
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 4/25/2017 6:27:00 AM
Lol awesome ;D xomo!
Date: 3/17/2017 7:05:00 AM
Splendid work, emotions galore.. .so much fun reading this
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 3/17/2017 9:05:00 AM
Goody goody! Charmed I am Choene :) xomo
Date: 3/15/2017 7:44:00 AM
Love the off beat humor in this!
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 3/17/2017 9:04:00 AM
;) off beat I be xomo!
Date: 3/14/2017 5:14:00 PM
Also I laughed out loud at the title, thanks for that!
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Date: 3/14/2017 5:13:00 PM
Whoa this is intense, yet so lackadaisically stated. Good stuff! 7 from me
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 3/14/2017 6:01:00 PM
You make me grin with glee!
Date: 3/13/2017 9:10:00 PM
Good Evening Maureen. This entry is something. You have sought out this true to life with dignity and respect. That is a tribute to you and your character. Blessings to you. And yes, be proud of your heritage and life. Thank you for sharing yourself.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 3/14/2017 8:03:00 AM
Thank you Lisa, your words here are precious to me, as you have said " you have no idea" ;) xomo
Date: 3/13/2017 5:17:00 PM
Wow... glad this not reality... but it is funny. I never knew my father, but i know my real dad, he's the one who raised me.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 3/13/2017 7:05:00 PM
I had a teenage mom, her first husband adopted me, and like you, he's my real dad :)
Date: 3/13/2017 12:36:00 PM
Kill self pity with a good laugh!!! Bet this poem will hit home for some.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 3/13/2017 2:47:00 PM
I do have a rather promiscuous sense of humour ;) xomo!
Date: 3/13/2017 11:27:00 AM
One more would have made a bakers dozen. Might be a record. Good one Maureen...
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 3/13/2017 1:18:00 PM
...I don't remember any bakers ;) xomo!