my dad had another dream

about spring brook he was again

a little boy sitting by the water

in the back pasture – on the hill

were three figures on a log wearing

green bay packers sweatshirts hoods

but ronald knew they were the father

son and holy ghost god said I've not

been back here in a long time and

things are really a mess the other two

nodded I see three things I could do

god said I could just roll it up into a

ball and throw it away the other two

nodded or said god I could start from

scratch and let it evolve all over again

the other two nodded or said god with a

sigh I could just sit here and watch awhile

see what happens they all sit silent then

god looks down at my father by the brook

and says ronald what would you advise?

2020 Jacqueline Jackson

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