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Happy Father's Day (Do You Qualify)

Are you there when e're you're needed
reaching out before the fall
making sure you show no favorites
but treat equal one and all.
 
Can you see ahead when it is best
to kindky step aside
knowing that if they can't work it out
in you they will confide.
 
Yes there's times you must show patience
pay attentuon from afar
sometimes children need that extra space
to respect just who you are.
 
You must show them that you love them
through words alone don't pass the test
a nice compliment won't hurt the cause
but a special hug is best.
 
Now some won't call you Father
yet that is not so bad
you see if you pass the test above
you're a very special dad.
 
Happy Father's Day to all.
 
Roy E. Schepp

Emporia News

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