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What Sid Did
by Carol D. Mitchell

Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The Meaning of a Father has far reaching descriptions.

 

What Sid Did
 
Joanne is gone to poverty, cancer & disease
No doctor treats a woman on free honesty
 
Delivered me she did two precious little kids
Now they're living with her man, a man named Sid
 
Sid saw her go to heaven; then he raised our kids
Can't help but respect what Sid did.
 
Can't say a spoiled word bout' a man's heart so true ;
Just doing what a parent perhaps anyone would do
 
Just one more year for his long law degree
He said, "That’s when the kids are coming with me"
 
Out the shack behind the ghetto, on up to Beverly Hills
Toting lessons of our lives..., it was written in her will
 
Joanne brailed, “Sid; take my kids, “just leave"
Respect their poor father he was very good to me
 
They left out the ghetto at twelve one day
With my heartfelt blessings leading all the way
 
My heart forever cries for my two little kids

But I shall always take kind to what Sid did. Word

 

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Reviewed by 000 000 10/1/2008
Your spirit is sad..but sometimes kindness hurts.A wonderful writing and Sids are a dying breed.
CarolHawks
Reviewed by Glenda Bixler 9/6/2008
Sid did do a good thing...

And this is well portrayed!
Reviewed by Axilea MU 8/28/2008
Amazing!
Great writing and superb content,
it is rare to find both.

Axilea
Reviewed by Stuart McCallum 8/27/2008
Carol,
You bring your deep heartfelt emotions to the fore, a beautiful poem by a warm, sincere and caring lady.

Happiness always, Stuart
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/27/2008
Your heartache is evident, yet what was best for the children is what it is all about. Beautifully and sincerely written....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 8/27/2008
This is a very good poem.Take care of yourself

Edwin



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