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    This Is My Life! Contest Winner 
 Category:  Biographical Non-Fiction
  Posted: January 20, 2020      Views: 69

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 ABOUT
ROBERT ZIMMERMAN 
I am a common storyteller. The most important part of my writing is the story, not the form.
I write in essay, short story and poetry.
I write what I think--feel--believe.

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A sports role model is not a daddy substitute
"Boys Need Daddies" by Robert Zimmerman



I lived my life without a dad.
It left a void so clear.
I saw the other boys with dads,
yet, I shed not a tear.
 
My grandma dear became my pops.
She loved me as her child.
She tried so hard to do the things
that let me not run wild.
 
I heard her voice, obeyed her will,
tried so hard to behave.
A growing boy needs lots of love,
and lots of love she gave.
 
I know about the boys these days,
being a mere laddie.
A role model’s not what they need,
all boys need a daddy.
 


Writing Prompt
Write a poem, short piece of fiction, or an essay about your philosophy of life. No more than 1000 words.
This Is My Life!
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Boys growing up without their fathers in our society are a problem.
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