Abo Juan

September 25, 2012
By daniorr BRONZE, Tampa, Florida
daniorr BRONZE, Tampa, Florida
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Fifty-seven years ago he came
Wanting the best for his children.
Ninety miles he flew
He flew for a better life
And he ever complained.
He ate dinner every day at 8,
Never before,
He drank whiskey at 5,
Never before,
He died when he was ready,
Never before.
Abo Juan.

The author's comments:
This poem is about my great- grandpa who recently died. he was born and raised in Cuba and came to America in the late 1950's to give his children a better life.

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on Sep. 28 2012 at 10:15 pm
TickTockBANG SILVER, Botkins, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"I believe that what doesn't kill you simply makes you... stranger." --Joker

This is so simple, yet so perfect. I love the repitition with the "Never before" parts especially.


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