21 March 2014

Hammers

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Teach said you’re a genius. Dad says you’re an arsehole. His love / hate knuckles are harder than hammers. He’ll knock the sense out of you. The boy becomes a man in a strangle hold. What kind of fear drives a man like that? What nightmares must he have to dream so small? He said; ”You’ll follow in my footsteps, or follow none at all.”

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8 comments:

  1. Peaceful Flower21 March 2014 at 04:42

    wow... parenting is hard to be sure, but wow, this is just wrong in so many ways.

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    1. Peaceful Flower21 March 2014 at 05:01

      Hugss... I know many hard ones, its hard to see it happen, let alone know it happens... heartbreaking.

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    2. I feel sorry for him - not myself

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  2. Charlotte Rains21 March 2014 at 05:04

    There's usually a dark past behind a father/mother who has no parenting skills. It is usually a very sad ugly one in which they were themselves abused. Some learn from their past, others sadly choose to travel down the same road setting the same pattern for their children to follow.

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    1. Yes Charlotte - my grandfather was even worse than my father - he simply followed in his footsteps.

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  3. Marie Macfarlane21 March 2014 at 05:12

    Loving your stuff more and more as I get to know you John. Art is a great exorcising process xxx

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    1. Thank you Marie for the encouragement

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