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THE DIVORCE Your stinging absence from us dad Has for us kids been very bad Coping with our fatherly loss Has really been, nothing to floss Picking all the pieces broken ‘Cause the children you have forsaken All just trying in our own way To make it to a better day. Joy tries to keep it inside All that sadness she tries to hide Relying on parties, so much beer Her false happiness is very clear Strange boys coming in and out Enough! I really want to shout Trying not to face the rap That you left a very big gap. Jamie tries to change his looks Hiding always in his books Tattoos, piercings, dyed his hair Darkened room is now his lair Football player he is no more All those posters he just tore Trying hard to bury his hurt It’s just turning him into a nut. Little Zoe just withdrew She really loved you, thought you knew Pretending that she’s not visible Her healing sadly is not feasible Whispering to imaginary friend Wetting the bed, her new trend Trying really not to cry Your departure struggling to justify. For me it’s been so much worse Although I really hate to make a fuss Trying so hard to keep happy face As first-born boy to take your place Helping mum to be all strong But knowing this is all so wrong! Praying this sadness is just a tide Soon you’ll be back here by our side.

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Date: 4/28/2015 9:13:00 AM
Reading through your words gives a majestic result of creating expectations and at the same time meeting them. This is awesome considering the feat achieved in a few lines. Great write friend and please keep on letting your heart speak for us to learn and enjoy. A def 7
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Date: 4/29/2015 6:03:00 AM
You are too kind Funom, Asante sana!