Archive for the dads Category

Hammit To Dell (he said when he’d been drinking)

Posted in dads, death, evil inherent in nature, life with tags , , on February 8, 2010 by clancyjane

God

damn

it

Dad

you

had

no

business

dying.

Frankie Takes Stock After Deaths and Amputations

Posted in dads, death, evil inherent in nature, life, moms with tags , , on December 17, 2008 by clancyjane

Fold

He checks for the presence of limbs and loved ones as if patting pockets for keys and coins.

He sits by his scanner awaiting the 20 on his missing wife and shoe.

The Boy The Man Was

Posted in dads, evil inherent in nature, life with tags , , , , on April 23, 2008 by clancyjane

He sat in the back with his sisters, in reacharound reach of his dad’s right arm,

his feet on the seat to make room for the cooler.

In a Winston fog he dreamed of the day

he’d have his own car to drive and his own son to inconvenience.

Sweet Jesus Mercy.

Success.