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Author: ColonelCAF
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Subject: Father's Day
Date: 6/17/01 12:12 PM
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This is an interesting little ditty that I composed some years back. I didn't
really have my father in mind when I wrote but it does sort of speak about
some of our fathers of the previous generations.


My father's watch was one he wound;
Each evening with a key:
'Twas silver-cased and pride profound
In all it's works had he.

He'd vow 'twas never fast nor slow;
But day by day would run;
And just as truly time would show;
As moon and stars and sun.

I wonder where that watch has gone;
I've searched both high and low;
Of all the family there is none
Today, who seem to know.

For half a century he was blest;
With a watch that never failed to run;
Perhaps it went with him to rest
Their years of service done.

Any comments, good .... bad ... or whatever are welcomed as always. I like
to know what other poets think of my efforts. If nothing else, at least it's .......... timely!!!
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