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Nothing Special for Dad
by Ed Matlack

Sunday, June 19, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Nothing Special for Dad…


 


No special stories for or of my Dad,


To speak of him, now gone, makes me sad,


Wishing we were better friends since a lad,


Instead as it seemed we were always at each other mad…


 


Passed in eighty-nine,


Those last seven years we made out fine,


Closer we got though fights did still cross the line,


I got to pity him now, as my mom may be with him, she really was a swine…


 


So on this Dads day I bid him my love,


Though in life neither of us fit like a glove,


If he is spending eternity below or above,


I wish him well and have him know I of him think the world of…


            © ed ~ 6/19/05


 

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Reviewed by Susan Barton (Reader) 6/19/2005
Amen!
Reviewed by Steve Patterson 6/19/2005
excellent
tx

you gotta' ta' know what i'm feelin'. first dad's day in my life without my dad.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 6/19/2005
Bittersweet write Ed!!

Now go take that shower...and take Rufuz with....then you will not be alone...nor waste any water...lol!!

Happy hour!! Oops Shower~~!!

Love Stinky ;D
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 6/19/2005
Its those disagreements that in time bring some parents and children into a close bond in the last many years together. My father and I are like fire and ice. However in the past few years we have melted together :-) Wonderful write.
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon 6/19/2005
This was truely from the heart. It was sweet.
I bet he'd smile, and say, "Good job son." :)



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