Grandfather's Divorce

He never told me when he left her,
  I’d go through a Grandfather’s divorce

The kids remote and distant
  all contact scant and forced

My love sits idly waiting
  for the phone to ring again

Saying “Papa we want to see you”
  but Mommy’s mad at men

My heart left cold and broken
  warm wishes unreturned

As two children fight to understand
  —a world left dark and burned

(Villanova Pennsylvania: March, 2019)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on March 16, 2019

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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