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An Uppercut I Remember
Dad hit me only once, an upper cut to the solar plexus. It nearly lifted me off my feet. I was 17 then and already fairly tall, 6’1.” He was 48 and of medium height,...

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Categories: dad, father son,
Form: Blank verse



The Tea Party
"Go on forth young graduates,

And show us who you are

You're now our future leaders

We know you will go far"

And so commencement ended

Pictures done and people changed

Now, off to private parties

All orderly pre-arranged

But four young girls...

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Categories: dad, america, future, graduate, graduation, life, sad, society,
Form: Epic
My Dad Went To The Moon
I remember everything that happened that night.
It was vague, 
But the sounds of talking furries on the TV is still definite.  
We were together,
United as one merry family.
But everything changed that night.
I still remember...

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Categories: 10th grade, child abuse, childhood, dad, family,
Form: Epic
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism

My brother died of Cystic Fibrosis, 
When I was twelve and he fourteen, 
It took away his ambitions, 
To study at Oxford - the pipe organ’s steam. 

I understand being born with...

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Categories: dad, atheist, cancer, health, prayer, religion, rights, science,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Point of a Gun
You are a 15 year old girl;
so young and able;
stature small , petite short not tall,  they hardly see at the kitchen table;
And at school it's not cool;
you're chosen;
But not for love, just..
Lust;
you see...

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Categories: dad, angst, appreciation, blessing, children, depression, children,
Form: Ballad



Millie's Christmas Wish
Millie's Christmas Wish
Winter Vacation was coming
The kids were all set
They were thinking of Christmas
And the gifts they would get

But, Millie sat waiting
Thinking of nothing but snow
Watching the class clock
That was moving so slow


They did arts...

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Categories: dad, 5th grade, adventure, america, childhood, christmas,
Form: Epic
Premium Member THE JOURNEY
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but in mom's grey eyes
Was winter, when all around us dies.
I...

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Categories: dad, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion, family, forgiveness, mom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beary Tales Episodes 15-24, More Poet's Notes
Note to Readers of Previous Versions:
There are so many new vignettes scattered throughout the poem that I hope you will reread the whole thing! There are many new GEMS, improvements to previous verses and improved...

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Categories: dad, adventure, beauty, friendship, innocence, love, mentor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Superior Courts of Ecological Justice
What evidence do we have that businesses receive financial as well as other nutritionally healthy benefits, 
by co-investing cooperatively within health-developing community cultures?

What are financially healthy benefits for cultural communities 
both internal to corporate identity,...

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Categories: dad, culture, earth, health, humor, judgement, political, race,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Essay: A Better Kind of Poetry Contest on PoemHunter
CHALLENGE TITLE POETRY CONTEST FOR AUGUST ON POEMHUNTER.COM! 

'WHY DO TURTLES CROSS THE ROAD? '


OK FOLKS! Please choose your favorite poem from those entered here and remember too to give your reasons for your choice....

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Categories: dad, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 2
- - Chapter 2: Adult Responsibility (With Some Breaks) - -     

By ten years old, no weekends off, 
Or Saturday cartoons, 
Although I did have cash to spend, 
I felt my...

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Categories: dad, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Xenophobia pt 1
TITLE:
       Xenophobia

Heed the warning
This isn't for the faint of heart
Verbalizing my deepest yearnings 
They're bound to be a bit tart...

Because where I'm from is called the Bible Belt
Where folks...

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Categories: dad, america, anxiety, prejudice, universe,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member I Want A Doggy
Oh how I want a doggy, 
a bundle of love and fur.                       ...

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Categories: dad, dog, friend, love,
Form: Narrative
Death Watch
Death Watch

It was early morning.
The sun was barely above the high hills on the other side of the lake.
I was at the end of the dock slowly reeling in my line.
I could see fish jumping...

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Categories: dad, death, father, poetry, sick, drug,
Form: Prose Poetry
over and over agin
sometimes i talk to myself, 
my mind is racing,
i dont know what to do...
so hard to explain.
depression isn't a stage
or a faze some kids go through
it shatters you...
i saw it all. 
she cried silent in...

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Categories: dad, childhood, dark, daughter, death, depression, forgiveness, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Veterans Day in US - Remembrance Day in CDN - Eleven Eleven - Part One

My name is Garfield Edward George, better known as (Gap). I was born on the 26th day of March in the year 1921 in the town of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia. I am here on this...

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Categories: dad, remembrance day,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Engaging the Family Laundry
Perhaps infertile
incomplete
unwashed memories
of elder v younger,
Goliath v David,
crusades v communion
critical, yet part of chronic, events
speak extended family disengagement truth
to powerful dirty laundry engagement failures.

That disclaimer said,
I have two incomplete conversations
in mind and heart
and what I...

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Categories: dad, culture, destiny, games, health, integrity, peace, religion,
Form: Political Verse
Snapshots from a Child's West London
I remember my cherished Wolf Cub pack, 
How I loved those Wednesday evenings, 
The games, the pomp and seriousness of the camps, 
The different coloured scarves, sweaters and hair 
During the mass meetings, 
The solemnity...

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Categories: dad, child, childhood, children, england, friendship, london, memory,
Form: Free verse
Lethal And Dope Lyrics
De Tod Motet//
Listen to my raw//
Observe my new law//
Innocent quench hunger waves//
With my black rhymes//
We are reaching the last days they say//
Be with me in soul and everyday//
Because i see dogs piercing sharp emotions to...

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Categories: dad, anger,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Dad, continued
...cont

Breath...
You once said to me,"I'm a man of extremes," and I understood immediately what you meant.  When you drank, you drank hard.  When you worked you expected perfection, in yourself not others, because...

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Categories: dad,
Form: Elegy
Misconception of Misery
It only started as a misconception, a misunderstanding
then like grass fed rain, it grew...grew into this
A eulogy, maybe this could be it
about you? For once, this is about me
How can it be...how can it be?
Dreaming,...

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Categories: dad, how i feel, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Growing Up, La - Part 1
- - - Chapter 1: Early Days - - - 

My father was a rich man, la, *
Though schooled in poverty, (1)  
As such he seldom raised his head, 
Displayed humility.
The center of the...

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Categories: dad, life, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Daughter The Need A walk from the dark side, into the darkness
My Daughter

My beautiful Daughter, walks life’s paths alone,
She does so, by design – not of hers – on her own.
She travels heavily !, from place to empty space,
from space to vacant place – in what...

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Categories: dad, daughter, girlfriend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Part 2 You Have to Whistle
Neither Tray or I take any guff from adults, especially adults in authority; it’s a result of having had the belt when you are young, thus learning you cannot trust your care-givers or anyone else.
In...

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Categories: dad, child abuse, giving, i love you, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Halloween Night in the Apple Orchard
Young Timmy saw Jim walking down the street.  Timmy considered a quick retreat, but steadied himself with a shrug.  Timmy dreaded the sight of Jim, a teenage bully and wanna be thug, who...

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Categories: dad, children, fear, scary,
Form: Narrative