Consoling Words Of A Father (limerick)

My son came in last in a race

I told him it wasn’t disgrace

Just meet every task

Is all that I ask

But put on this mask just in case

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wetnosedogs 4 years ago from Alabama

aw, dad was doing good til that last line! LOL. Well, reading it again, it could mean another way. Still great.

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bravewarrior 4 years ago from Central Florida

Shame on dad!

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drbj 4 years ago from south Florida

This was a beauty, Martin, me lad,

So reminiscent of many a Dad.

My love for you, son, remains steadfast,

Unless you race and come in dead last.

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Amy Becherer 4 years ago from St. Louis, MO

Hilarious honest look at human nature...

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always exploring 4 years ago from Southern Illinois

Funny..Dads are so cool....

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

One can never be too sure...

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midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

Funny and true. Parents will always appear to support their children but fear the loss of face. Thanks for sharing, Hatter.

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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

Funny and wonderful Martin. Have a wonderful day.


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breakfastpop 4 years ago

Funny, funny, funny and voted that way.

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ImKarn23 4 years ago

mmmmm...loved this!

the perfect daddy! lol

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cam8510 4 years ago from Colorado Springs, CO until the end of March

My sons both ran cross country, as did I. You hit the nail on the head Martin.

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Vellur 4 years ago from Dubai

Great limerick though I do not understand why the mask!!

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