Son to Father

May 19, 2011
By thebigguy BRONZE, Dubai, Other
thebigguy BRONZE, Dubai, Other
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Argh, both pathetic and inarticulate. Your mother would've been proud - Butler


Why ?
Can’t I speak my mind ?
He doesn’t seem to understand,
Even though we both try.
Our moments of togetherness
Are shortened by and by.

There were those years,
Cherished by us,
When everything was shared,
Each moment worth a lifetime.
When did all that change ?
To this pretense of false intimacy.

Now, silence surrounds us.
More than the ghosts of laughter.
Our love is deeper,
It’ll save us from this disaster.

For tomorrow, I shall spend the day,
With the greatest man in the world.
My idol, my mentor, during the yesteryears.
And then we both shall understand
That, we never grew apart.


The author's comments:
This is a reply to the poem, Father to Son by Elizabeth Jennings.
From the son's point of view.
The original was too depressing so I thought I'd make this positive

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