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Flag of Fatherless Time (Alex KingHoward Berrio-Lafayette, LA)

Blue
is how you leave me
desolate and tired
of you coming and going
close to darkness
but hope has shone through
to give you some hue


Yellow
is how you greet me
warm and inviting
taking the hugs
and reflecting them
to all those around
but it all turns stale


Red
is my passion
that I am left with
boiled and bruised
I still smile with those
who hold me dear
as the embrace beckons
my soul to breath


Gold tears
for the priceless times
we've spent together
and for those
we've been apart.


All the time
that has stood blank
in my current memory
when you weren't there
Cut in half
for there is black
and then there is white

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