No Father
by Carl H. Slater

    We went from the home
    That had a mother
    And no father
    To the home
    That had a father
    And no mother
    And a mother
    And no father.

    Is it any wonder
    Then that I
    Spent my life
    Trying to create families
    With no fathers
    And no mothers
    And still wonder
    About love and marriage?

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