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Daddy's Boy
by Jeffrey Spahr-Summers

Tuesday, May 08, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Daddy’s boy doesn’t want to hunt
or fish
or wish for the blunt and
crushing strength of manhood
like daddy does.

He doesn’t want guns, knives,
fire in his eyes, to take
lives for the sake of sport,
blood on his fingers
or death by his hand.

Daddy’s boy wants peace,
freedom for all
and laughter,
release from the steel image
of what a real man should be.

He wants friendship,
respect, poetry
to share photography,
the written work, music
and the love of a good book.

Daddy’s boy wants daddy’s love.
  

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 5/11/2007
This is such a precious and meaningful write, Jeffrey. Daddy's boy is my kind of individual and the world would be at peace if all were like him. Thank you for sharing this gift. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Candy T (Reader) 5/11/2007
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Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 5/8/2007
This really is a wonderful poem that opens the door revealing the need to feel parental love.Wonderful
Reviewed by Shirley Harber 5/8/2007
Daddy's boy has got the right idea, I think
Nice poem.



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