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Left Alone | A Poem by Guy Farmer

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It didn't work out,
Maybe because it 
Wasn't meant to be but,
More likely, due to
His penchant for 
Trying to force 
Something to happen
When it really
Should be left alone
On its own path.

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Read more of my deep short poems at https://www.unconventionalbeing.com/.

 

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The Father's Curse

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The Father’s Curse

 

I am not  the man you used to be

 

the acorn falling softly

in the shade of your tree

raising ungrateful sons

to their own prosperity

fighting a war

so that others could be free

the nurturing of potential

that you swore you couldn’t see

expected to take root

and share your ancient symmetry

being a loving father

when it wasn’t m...

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