Was I not worth it
Was I not worth it!?!
The last angry and disgusted human face that I saw; it was him;
Now, I am much older and memories of him are so very dim.
When I was younger, I tried to recall; but, now, it’s not my aim;
He left mom and rejected me; as though we brought him shame.
I guess it is because his paternal responsibilities, he did deny;
I have grown, matured; over his ‘infidel like’ acts, I won’t decry.
Other took up the task of moulding and making me complete;
Now that I am a father; his mistakes I most surely cannot repeat.
I surely must act now; it has to be rectified from my generation;
Rejection can’t be allowed to fester and destroy our family relation.
The spite was great; rejection open; and the emotional hurts deep;
Yet, I won’t hold it against him; “Whatever a man sows; he also reaps.”
Our lineage must be healed; rejection must be removed from my ancestry;
Life, liberty, love and unity must be the hallmark of our family legacy.
By: Dion Penville
Copyright © Dion Penville | Year Posted 2020
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