not from lack of love
by Philip F De Pinto
it is said
it is not from a lack of love
but a father's need for instruction
that a son is foundering in his bed
owing to fists pouring down from above
kamikaze bent on their own destruction
Posted on 02/19/2013
Copyright © 2020 Philip F De Pinto
|Member Comments on this Poem|
|Posted by George Hoerner on 02/20/13 at 02:08 AM|
One of the things I doubt I will ever understand.
|Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 02/21/13 at 02:53 PM|
That last line is brilliant in telling the literal and the lasting punishment for both of these figures.
|Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 03/06/13 at 02:25 PM|
Good analogy Phil. There's too much of that going on. Congrats on POTD! :)
|Posted by A. Paige White on 03/07/13 at 12:07 AM|
Powerful imagery but vague enough to be applied in many settings. Congratulations on POTD!