The song of an unloved son


  • Childhood

    The song of an unloved son

    Walking through a crowded street

    Silent boy tugged at mother’s hand

    A ball and chain to her feet

    A weight of affectionate demand


    To the boy no attention ever paid

    Ignored accept for when doing wrong

    Young boy a young girl’s mistake made

    She sang the dangerous lovers song


    His hair dishevelled, unwashed unkempt

    Clothes kept together with accumulated grime

    Another life far from here he dreamt

    Locking himself up in a world of rhyme


    One day she’d be sorry he’d let her know it

    She’d regret being a loveless mother

    He’d sing his history thru the voice of a poet

    That he was the making of an unloved lover.

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    ClearlySays commented on The song of an unloved son


    Your rhythm is appealing and flows naturally. But what a sad hollow subject, your creative guts are inspiring and commending, as well as your natural talent!

    To have great poets there must be great audiences too.

    Walt Whitman, American Poet (1819-1892)

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