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Matter Of Perspective

written by: Harker Harold

@ShortTaleShrew

 

A boy frowns in a mirror,
sickened by what he sees:
a crooked smile, an upturned nose,
freckles on his cheeks.

But a father has a photograph
he always loves to show.
“It’s of my son. Take a look,
he has the family nose.

He has my smile, no one dare say
that he’s not my boy!
He’s got his mother’s freckles, too.
He’s our pride and joy!”

Harker Harold

Harker Harold

Harker Harold is an award-winning writer who has published poetry, flash fiction and news articles in a variety of publications. He is currently a candidate for a Masters of Fine Arts.in Writing.
He lives in Indianapolis with his wife, son and cat.
Harker Harold

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