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Happy Father's Day

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Evil ... Thy name is Orville Redenbacher!!, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. Enjoy the day Mother F__kers
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2016
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  2. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    Happy Father's Day to my boys on SJ.com.

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  3. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Good stuff. The verse about being 40 when his father died and not being able to cry reminds me of this:

    There’s a cross that bears his memory and a boy who bears his name
    There’s a picture not an enemy framed by joy and pain
    There’s a man who doesn’t close his eyes, afraid of what he’ll see
    Remembering’s the hardest part of death and what will be

    For 40 years I walked through life and many thoughts were born
    But one thing never crossed my mind; I never learned to mourn
    Now here I stand at 41, a father to a son
    And when I think of what he’ll miss, my thoughts away they run

    The cross it sits inside a drawer, a reminder out of sight
    It’s hidden there, a choice unclear, confused by wrong and right
    Should I clutch it ev’ry day or hang it in plain view?
    Or should I use it just to pray; God, what should I do?

    The picture on the windowsill is a priceless work of art
    A baby in his grandpa’s arms — four eyes that pierce my heart
    Captured on the day they met, two smiles for all time
    So why is it I rarely look and guilt is all I find?

    On nighttime drives I reminisce; I’m happy for a while
    But suddenly that feeling’s gone; it fades into the miles
    Instead I wipe away a tear, return to make-believe
    Can’t seem to wipe away the fear of letting myself grieve
    3_Octave_Fart likes this.
  4. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Haha. Heard that on SiriusXM this morning.
  5. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Man. Fatherhood has turned MC and Sunshine into mush balls.

    And, as my daughter sleeps on my lap, I see what a mush ball I've become too.

    Happy Father's Day to all.
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  6. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    I'm still a #scumbag. :)
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  7. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Right there with ya.
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  8. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    I'm sitting in a steakhouse in Destin already trying desperately not to cry in front of my kids and not sure I'm going to make it.
    My ex texted me just before dinner with the final diagnosis on her brother. Cancer of the nervous system. Very little time to live. Father of two, can't be more than 45. Never saw him after we separated, never will again, but my issues with my ex didn't extend to him. Nice guy, self-made. Overcame dyslexia that didn't get diagnosed until college and ended up building a solid law practice. Loves baseball, Andy Warhol and his family, including a teen daughter with CF.

    Hug your kids damn it.
  9. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Sorry to hear, Dixie. That sucks.
  10. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    You have no idea how much softer you're going to get, noob.
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  11. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

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  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Cancer of the nervous system? WTF? Sorry, DH.
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