Dearest Father

Keeping the river in mind

I swim to you through

time and across the miles

to tell you I’ve never forgotten

you. And I’m so grateful for

your tutelage—even though

I grew up with a different father.

I heard what you said coming along

the river, words clear as mountain

sky. I love you  so, dearest father.

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