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The Anti[good-bye]otic This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By LikeWobbly, San Antonio, TX

Job well done, detective, you found the fine print, apparently it read as follows:
Fathers are only required to meet the needs of his child/children until his child/children need him the most at which point it's appropriate to proceed with life disregarding his child/children.

Directions: Take every ounce of hope and trust from the child/children.
Look us in the eye and lie, we all know
you're as wrong as sin.
Pretend you're looking out for us, when clearly us means you.
Your inability to pick up the phone and
call was the first clue.
The drunken words mumbled in and out
of consciousness,
After months and months away and all

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1 comment(s)
This was amazing! Love it! Keep writing!!!
Oct. 25, 2012 at 10:52 AM • Report