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Poems - a handmade card


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a handmade card

by ken2shoes

a handmade card
with a handwritten letter…
my daughter
explaining all the ways
I have failed as a father

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Re: a handmade card (Score: 1 )
by graphitegirl on Tuesday, November 08, 2011 (00:03:34)
Now that is just too sad.

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    Re: a handmade card (Score: 1 )
    by ken2shoes on Tuesday, November 08, 2011 (08:40:57)
    thanks - quite a long story with a good ending.

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Re: a handmade card (Score: 1 )
by kylebank on Tuesday, November 08, 2011 (19:09:40)
very sad indeed, but I LOVE the contrast between the first half and the second. so effective. well written and powerful. thank you for sharing!

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Re: a handmade card (Score: 1 )
by Pujakins on Monday, November 14, 2011 (21:01:44)
Dear Ken, I'm happy for the good ending...where? Perhaps you need another verse here, like my haiku sequences. Sending Love always, Tasha

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Re: a handmade card (Score: 1 )
by Zbird on Friday, November 25, 2011 (12:49:20)
those last lines hit hard! painful story. glad there was a happy ending. perhaps we shall hear it in another poem?

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Re: a handmade card (Score: 1 )
by K13739 on Thursday, December 01, 2011 (15:41:27)
This hit home. I don't know if there is a parent around who doesn't feel they have failed... Excellent poem Ken.

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    Re: a handmade card (Score: 1 )
    by ken2shoes on Thursday, December 01, 2011 (19:19:17)
    thanks Paula. Haven't been around much lately. Good to hear from you!!

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