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Family Man

Elsie Thomas 1989 (St. George)



Family man

His hands are made of steel,
he works hard just to provide a meal,

No rest, only stress as the due date approaches to pay his bills,
With little mouths to feed, he dares not complain,
Sun and rain, he labors, but not in vain,

I look at him, a man who was once so strong and sturdy, but now who can tell his age, for he's so grey and he's bearly in his thirties,

Different jobs, working day and night,
No time for himself,
Late to bed, early to rise,

But he does it with love, and does not give up
For he knows one day things will get better,
He doesn't say much but you know he cares,
Love is an action word and he shows it everyday.

About this poem

This poem is a personal one. It shows the love of a Father, who works hard to make sure that his kids are well provided for.

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Written on October 29, 2021

Submitted by elsiethomasmoney on October 30, 2021

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Elsie Thomas

I am from Grenada. I am a songwriter. My dream however is to become an actress. I have a great passion and desire to be on Tv. I am thirty one years of age, married with three children and writing is another means of making extra cash. I do want to get my name out there to provide a better life for myself and family. more…

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