Someone Else’s Father

Published April 22, 2012 by April Fox

someone dear to me said recently
that i am fiercely and wonderfully made
and that i am good
for someone else.

i want to live up to that
assertion-
i want to be the person
someone else’s father
thinks i am-

i am not the person painted
in the anger of my own.

(with gratitude to d.l.)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: