Tag: growing-older

I am a Fading Light

don’t wanna be like Mama

Honestly, I think –Papa is caught in this 5-to-9 thing,late to dinner, quick to the cot,broke, hoodwinked n’ exhausted;venting anger and woes on Mom,a money machine to us – the family. Anything like him I wouldn’t like to be.Neither do I, ever, ever, like… Continue Reading “don’t wanna be like Mama”

Born Again

Papa is born againthis new spirit in him – crinkled eyes, fading skinbald-head, graying side-burnsis dogged. Many thirty-year olds or even less are responsive like Lydia was to Paul this good news – Money, Power and Confidence which were elusive at tender years. Difficult… Continue Reading “Born Again”