A Miner's Advice

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Things my dad told me about working at a coal mine.

Submitted: June 09, 2008

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A Miner’s Advice
 
“Don’t you do like I did.”
Daddy used to say.
“Don’t go underground,
Not enough pay.
I’ve spent out my life
One lump at a time
Cutting a living
For another man’s dime.
I want better for you,
The best for my son,
Stay away from that mine
Don’t do like I done.”
 


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