Sunday, December 29, 2013

"Spelling Father" by Marshall Davis Jones

I came across this poem "Spelling Father" by Marshall Davis Jones. It sends home some bitter truths about the need for a father in a home and confusion in the minds of children when men think they can abandon fatherhood when they brought forth children into the world.

It is the Food for thought this Sunday morning. Watch the video below.



He shares the words with Upworthy. See below

last night
I had the most interesting dream.
in it
I was six years old
in a national spelling bee.
genius
complex words….
duodenum….
serendipity.....
floccinaucinihilipilification
.
up until the final round
one word between me and victory
the spell master clears his throat
young man your word is father
the crowd began to chatter amongst themselves
seemingly displeased

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