Tuesday, April 05, 2005

My personal Pope

He wore a fedora and overalls,
Often together.
Kept him from Rome.

Middle-aged when Kansas called,
He adopted me anyway.
And six more of my ilk.

I called him Papa.
He ruled.
And I'm the better for it.

He died.
No smoke. No pomp.
Just adopted by his Father.

Harold L. King


Blogger pianomick said...

i know this man, his wife....and life. i love this man, for you..and King.......i love your PoP.....and i love hats!!!

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