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Maybe it'Ll come to be



The cats are raising hell again,
knocking things down
that I have to pick-up.
Especially being late in reaction
to their meowing for their sup,
or if I show not enough affection.

Not very much difference
between my kids and they;
the facts are they're about the same.
Except the kids always were fed,
although my actions
were always to blame,
especially when work demanded attention.

You know! I should really know this
not having my real father about...
My Grandparents did their best,
however I don't remember receiving a kiss.
Being a Dad was learning from mistakes
hopefully I did my best: more give than takes?

One day I'll finally understand,
and be respected as the Dad I am.
Until then I'll move through life,
hoping I didn't destroy their sacrifice.
So many changes I have seen about me.
The love I missed, maybe it'll come to be.

Mitakuye Oyasin! Aho!
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Submitted on October 09, 2013

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I began writing Lyrics, short stories, and poetry some 43-years-ago. When I was in high school, during the 60s, I met the great Robert Frost. He spoke to me about my real elementary attempts at writing and poetry. He took some time with me, after assembly hall and told me to not stop writing. Now, that I have been around the world as a USMarine, and have lived through 2-years of the Vietnam War, I still am writing. Now at 63-years-old, I am enjoying being on Poetry.com with you all. I was born 12/21/1948, in Worcester, MA. There I began trying to write lyrics at 5-years-old, on my Grandmother's piano -- this has been a life-time ambition/Hobby for me. I live now in Gallatin, TN, and I am disabled/retired from the vietnam war.This is how I move around and, hopefully, meet others of like mind/spirit. I am mostly American Indian and 4th Generation Irish in the USA. My poetry are moments, which I've seen, and lived during my life. I believe allpoetry are photos, or glimpses into moments of life. Styles have changed over the years, and it is in reading/listening to others' poems that give poets ideas and imaginations to build their own style. This is who I am, as a man, who simply loves the written arts/preforming arts. Keep on writing!Lucian Tower. more…

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