Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist



I walk the boy to school.

I say to him as I leave:

“Be kind to everyone else. And be kind to yourself.”

He asks me:

“What if they aren’t nice to me?”

I say:

“That’s why you have to be kind to yourself.”

I hug him goodbye, and I hope.

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This entry was posted on November 13, 2017 by in Fatherhood, Poetry.
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