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I am my father'S son

He was rendered powerless, with seemly no where to go...
He was programed he was worthless, he was going to burn.
The messages instilled in him, lead him to the path of Hell...
He felt loke life had nothing to offer him, so his body he did sell.
His father an alledged player, had many women he to the house at night..
Hia Mother who had been battered, left tired of the fights.
This child was only five years old..
His parents had no time for him, and his emtions ran cold...
He never made friends, as he trusted no one.
He isolated, in his auburn flames of pain, he watched the horrific re-runs.
Swearing to himself he would never be like his parents...
He decided to go to college and become a chemist.
Not having the people skills to make it in the cooporate world...
So he deceides to join the the under ground world.
Mixing chemicals without an excat plan..
This young man, placed his chemicals in his van.
He drove to his fathers house, in the middle of the night..
Around mid-night, he hit the switch and the van did ignite.
Himself and his father, went up in flames beyond our satile lights...
Ironically, in the explosion he and his father died together and the first time they were united.
deb borrie 4/26/13

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Deb Borrie

I had lived a life living in yesterday.....today.... I allow my self to be present with my thoughts and feelings of what is real to me.My hope is my writings can help others become more in tuned with themselves...it is a way each one of us can help to connect with our writings. I was a high school stop out missing 117 days of school in the 7th grade..my life ran wild..came up hard..one day after I decided to change my life direction, I went to The University of Michigan and received My Masters in Social Work both micro and macro studies. I have worked in the field as a clinical therapist, developed several programs to aid others with varies challenges.. ,Poetry has been a way to reach some of the population I work with as it is less invasive...as importantly it has helped me better understand myself. I enjoy all the reviews I have received as it helps me to become a more effective writer and validates some of my own personal challenges. I look forward to reading your poems and the reviews you take the time to write. more…

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