Fatherhood

Fatherhood

A Poem by Christopher Kneipp
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How I feel about life in relation to a long lost father

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Trying to be a good father
Without fatherly advice
A son born into fracture
Raised within divise
No malice borne toward him
Through the decades that have past
Nor lack of understanding
Of the shadow he has cast
I remember very little
Of the man behind my scar
But his demons' ever haunt me
And his madness' never far
So I'm learning from my children
And my one truth, lover, friend.
And I fight to finally put
this damaged cycle to an end
 

© 2009 Christopher Kneipp


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Christopher Kneipp
Yes divice as in divisive :)

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Our experiences with parents aren't the same, but I think I know where you're coming from. As we age, mature, raise a family, etc, we become aware of how much we didn't learn when young but should have. Parenting is the most important job on earth, yet no training is required. You at least have to pass a test to get a driver's license.

Posted 10 Years Ago


I'm not sure what malice means
But i can feel your emotion you put into this.
Well expressed write.

Posted 11 Years Ago



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Christopher Kneipp
Christopher Kneipp

Brisbane, Australia



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Part time Author and full time Lunatic, I am married and have two boys. I write different styles, though I prefer speculative fiction. (Fantasy in particular) It makes me weep to see the wholesale.. more..

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