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Poem / Poetry

February 16, 2017

Reads: 49

Comments: 1

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The Me, Myself & I House

The inspiration behind this poem was my friend who has recently become a father for the first time to a beautiful girl.. A single poem; not part of any book. Read More
This is the true and on-going story of my (failing) attempts to be a parent in the face of a long string of efforts by a monstrous woman -- not related to us -- who is hell-bent on stealing my child from me. Read More

Book / Romance

July 02, 2015

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Comments: 2

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The Booksie Classic House

I never had a easy life but I'm fine with that, even if I was given a chance for the life I want. I wouldn't change anything, I rather live in darkness then give up my light. Read More

Reads: 67

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The Booksie Classic House

taken from my book, "Pray For Solution" Read More

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The ghetto is like the wilderness, no animal is truly safe. Just as no man sees a bullet until it's too late. Read More
This is a book in progress. It is a Do and Don't guide for new fathers, with some humor involved. For every "Do" ther is a "Don't". Read More
She is old, definitely 11 since that is how long she has been on the throne with us; maybe 13 or 14 with an average life span of 13-15. She wanders the entire yard in her outings to relieve herself. She circumnavigates the outer edge. I don’t know if it’s… Read More
My little girl was poorly, so I sent her this Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 28, 2014

Reads: 115

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Written eleven years ago, one of my oldest recorded works. For my daughter. I could tidy up the spelling etc., but it feels 'kinda vintage' this way Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 04, 2013

Reads: 87

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A memory of a special place from childhood and the magic it gave those years. And wondering where or how I can help provide that feeling for my own daughter now. Read More
My memories of the drive my wife and I took with the kids to Yankee Candle in Deerfield Mass. Fun times. Read More
My third poem. Tried rhyming with this effort. I am a father and felt entitled to do some creative thinking in this direction. Read More
(This is a continuation of «A Mother’s Love», published in April 26 2013 issue of The Suburban Online magazine and posted on Booksies as well, but can be read on it’s own.) Mr. Jacobson brought some old pictures to a Father’s Day dinner party, hosted by his daughter Emily. While… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 06, 2013

Reads: 151

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Haiku about fatherhood Read More
A young boy and his father walk through the forest that “seemed to go on forever” and have a heartfelt conversation about life, death, and love. Read More

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

A father worries about giving his children bad news. Read More

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

On one hand, Mike Lynch hates kids. He can’t stand how they scream all the time, poop themselves, everything. That probably comes from his father reminding Mike throughout his childhood that he was never wanted. On the other hand, that ice of indifference surrounding Mike's biological clock starts to thaw… Read More
This is a short story i wrote for a past school assignment. I thought it was pretty and meaningful so I decided to put it on here as well. I had a list of vocabulary I had to shove in there so I'm sorry if it seems a bit undone!!… Read More

Reads: 166

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A response to MAmber's challenge. It went serious on me and I had to follow. Actually, got fond of all the players. Read More

Reads: 267

Comments: 14

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This started out as thoughts and feelings I have on being a father. It has truly changed my life. I've had many different jobs, but sometimes the ones you are least prepared for end up being the most rewarding. You know what I mean. Read More
Christmas is best enjoyed by gift-giving, but some gifts are needed more than others. This story is about the importance of a father's gift and the love it confirms. Read More

Reads: 250

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A young Somali man in his early twenties, living in London, purchases a copy of Chambers English dictionary at a book sale. He has no idea why. He begins to be drawn to its study and develops an intimacy that leads him to experience the words beyond his wildest imagination.… Read More
This editorial piece is my opinion of fatherhood among black men. If any inspirational taget I would go for it would be the youth. They will be the men and women of tomrrow so I would like to reach them now! Read More

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Comments: 12

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is a Poem I wrote about the bond between sons and fathers and the important role a father plays in a childs life and learning process. Read More

Reads: 197

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

All children must learn to fly. Read More

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Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

The dirty, ragged man they slid from death’s cold filing cabinet bore no identification. Toby looked down on the body on the slab, the remnants of a man who had once been his father… Read More
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