Poetry Blog by Vautaw (2019, father)
Jane Briganti on Good for You (Mon, 27 May 2019 12:45 am)
on Father (Mon, 20 May 2019 07:43 am)
Jane Briganti on Father (Mon, 20 May 2019 01:51 am)
You ask if I believe in God...
How can I not?
To deny my Father
means I leave my existence
to some 30 year old predator
who impregnated a girl half his age
and left her to raise their child
in the wilderness, among wolves
that feed on loneliness and despair.
Without my Father, I would never know
that after suffering comes deliverance,
pain leads to compassion,
forgiveness breaks b...
Sunday 19th May 2019 7:16 pm
You neglected me,
didn’t protect me,
chose an abusive man
over your children...
I forgive you.
I give you the
never afforded me,
because I love you
and I don’t want
the past having
power over me.
Thursday 16th May 2019 9:35 pm