Father And Son MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   Father and Son

In a grey chair
by the fire,
Slouches a man
with a boy,
Stretched contentedly
across his chest.
Eyes closed, mouths slightly parted
sleeping.
The boy's quiet breathing
almost drowned out,
by the man's ragged breath.
The boy's fair skin
and blond hair
Stand out against the man's
dark hair.
As the boy nestles closer,
Sighing,
softly,
wrapping tiny-dimpled hands
around a wind-burned neck.
The man's thick, work-worn hands
pull the boy closer.
Returning a hug neither
will remember
When they
wake-up.











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on Nov. 6 2011 at 10:50 am
LifesIllusion BRONZE, Cicero, Indiana
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Favorite Quote:
"Don't let your fears slow you down. Instead, chase them down and beat them."

I like this poem. I like how you spaced it, it totally addds to the character of the entire peice.

on Nov. 21 2010 at 4:55 pm
MustangWriter1813 PLATINUM, Crooks, South Dakota
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Favorite Quote:
" No one can told you back besides yourself " MaKayla Claymore class of 2013

 this reminds me of spending time with my grandfather before he died of cancer. It makes me cry and smile at the same time! Love it! Keep it up!

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on Dec. 14 2009 at 9:36 pm
chrisbriones GOLD, Anaheim, California
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Favorite Quote:
"I believe nothing can be justly and completely explained by words."

and, if i may ask, could you please read my poem? i'd definitely enjoy feedback.

on Dec. 14 2009 at 9:35 pm
chrisbriones GOLD, Anaheim, California
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Favorite Quote:
"I believe nothing can be justly and completely explained by words."

conciseness: usage of only the essential words in order to portray emotion.

good job. is this your father? or is this how you wish your father was? tell me your pain. your agony. you content. your thoughts. because when it cones down to it...thats what this is.


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