6.18.17 Father’s Day (Poem)

 Fathers Day by Brian Bolding

 

You raised us

You raised us so well

At the time I thought

Living with you was living hell

 

You raised us

You taught us to be strong

I kicked and I screamed

And I hated it all along

 

You raised us up

You taught us to work hard

Nobody else I know

Knows what we know, by a yard

 

You raised us up

You raised us up to be

Strong, independent, always early

And just a little bit impatient and crazy

 

But I love you Dad

 

I love you with all my heart

Here I am at 42

Thinking about how much now

I’m just like you.

 

Through grainy photographs

We see all the good times and laughs.

 

I’m so glad you are my Dad.

Being you son has made me so damn strong.

 

6.18.17 206 pm sun bb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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