Family is Everything

by Lyssi Lori   Oct 10, 2022


"Family is everything." You'll see the quote strung up on mantels for display.
Something fun to believe, something easy to say.
We were spoonfed this line for years,
It helped us choke back so many tears.
Empty promises, lies, and betrayal blended to a palatable pulp,
Swallowing every half-hearted apologies, gulp after gulp,
Knowing you're full, but force-fed #5 down your throat,
Choking down ALL 10 Commandments for that stupid quote.

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  • 1 month ago

    by BOB GALLO

    I love, love your language. You are amazing.