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#400754 - 06/18/12 12:39 PM Father's Day - revisited
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Registered: 04/02/07
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Loc: Denver, CO
I never realized
   At least not till today
How much of my behavior
   Is from the things you used to say

I make every effort
   To keep my intelligence in the light
I guess that comes from you telling me
   That I just wasn’t very bright

I have no sense of humor
   I’m pretty cut and dry
But you always said I was no good at jokes
   And that I shouldn’t even try

My stories you thought foolish
   My curiosity – inane
If anyone needed punished
   We both know who you would blame

It really is ironic
   And possibly quite sad
The day I needed most a hero
   Instead I had you for a dad

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#400759 - 06/18/12 01:52 PM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
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#400793 - 06/18/12 08:15 PM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
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mark -

speaks to me.

i like the way you used such a simple childlike rhythm and rhyme for the boy's point of view - and yet such a serious and devastating message!

lee
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#400854 - 06/19/12 09:03 AM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
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thanx guys
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#438380 - 06/16/13 04:26 PM Re: Father's Day - revisited [Re: MarkK]
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time to remember
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