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There once was a boy at the age of twelve.
Into books, he’d delve and delve.
From Lord Of The Rings to Catcher In The Rye.
Picture books never really caught his eye.
He’d sit in the library, in class, or at home.
And into the books, his mind would roam.
Stories of dragons, life and fairies.
Stories that were loving, saddening and scary.
Stories of a life among the galaxy.
Stories of a house sized giant peach.
His parents would come knock, knock knocking;
“Henry, Santa has come and filled up your stocking!”
“Not now mom, I’m nearly done with this chapter!”
“But sweetie, we’re opening presents! The magic will be gone if you come after!”
But the magic was there within the pages.
As he let his family carry on with their beliefs in mages.
He knew that santa, like a book, was just a fairy tale.
He never broke it to his mother, for her Christmas spirit would turn pale.
Holiday after event, meal after meal.
He’d postpone i
What Ever Happened?Your classmate goes home and takes a drag,
your sister's popping pills.
That's not basil in your son's Ziplock bag.
Your daughter stays home, yet isn't ill.
Your child's grades are beginning to fail
while your niece snorts a line.
"Oh, it's a phase. She isn't frail."
Seriously? She's only nine.
Your son gets beat senseless every hour in the hall
while your daughter hides away her wrists.
Yet when she sits in her room and doesn't speak at all
is when you start getting pissed?
Your wife's a drunk and you don't really mind,
it won't effect your kid at all.
Then again, this Friday night
she took shots in your apartment complex's hall.
Your son's friends are in a gang
and your daughter got knocked up.
She's only 13 and you let her bang?
Let her stuff her bras for a C cup?
Your nephew comes over and shares his crack
with your pure little girl.
Yet you forgive her when she comes back
and does her little polka-dot dress twirl?
Your daughter comes home and begins to cry;
"Mommy, I've been raped
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