by Amber Perez
December 5, 2018
A father and a dad are not the same.
He can be a dad but not a father.
It takes more than sex to earn that name.
Cause one can be a dad but not bother.
He’ll think to dump that sweet burden on she.
She who carries that angel for nine months
Cause a father can be difficult to be.
And one may regret abandoning and go hunt.
He may search for his child’s face all his life.
Or one may not feel any remorse at all.
Okay with the choice to leave their child’s life.
Leaving that child without reason or a call.
Some men find fatherhood too much to tame.
Cause a father and a dad are not the same.
Amber Perez is a sophomore in college who writes fictional, non-fiction stories and poetry. she also writes about current events and is studying to be a journalist.
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