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Invisible Son


You were never there when I needed you
     When I cried out for loving
All I came home to was an empty shell
    With only a shadow for a Mother

    The Father I never knew
          Didn't exist,
He was extinguished from my life
          Before my birth,
And before the umbilical cord
         Was ever severed...

But you should have cared
Should have shown some emotion
  To your youngest son, instead
 When I cried out for loving
  You hid in the shadows

I could have been in a Russian Gulag
My only crime...that being born, or
Even in a German Concentration Camp
My penance, that being your son

Yet, even as you lay there dying
Your body eaten away with cancerous cells
Did you hold out a loving hand...No
Your dying breath was for another
     I looked on at the scene
It reminded me of a Shakespearian play

I walked away, saying the Lords prayer!

                                           B...

Written 21st March 2005      
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