By C.D. Browner Jr.

AMERICAN FATHERS
ENDANGERED SPECIES

AMERICAN FATHERS,
UNAMERICAN DREAM,
DISCARDED LOVERS,
SHATTERED DREAMS.
DRIVEN OFF,
WALKED OFF,
AMERICAN FATHERS:
ENDANGERED SPECIES.

PURSUED BY LAW,
LOVER AND WIFE
NOBODY CARES
WHAT HE FEELS INSIDE.
DEADBEAT DAD,
BRANDED FOR LIFE:
AMERICAN FATHER,
ENDANGERED SPECIES.

WANNA KNOW
WHERE YOU BELONG?
WIVES AND CHILDREN
LEFT ALONE.
COMES SOMETIME,
OR TELEPHONE;
A FATHERS PLACE
IS IN THE HOME.

AMERICAN FATHERS,
GET OUT OF BED;
LOVE WITH YOUR HEART;
NOT WITH YOUR HEAD.
PROTECT YOUR BABIES;
THEY’RE YOUR SEED.
AMERICAN FATHERS:
ENDANGERED SPECIES

AMERICAN FATHERS,
DISPLAY YOUR PRIDE
IT CAN’T SHINE
LOCKED INSIDE
AMERICAN FATHERS,
REPRESENT;
GET A JOB_
SOME BENEFITS.

SUPPORT YOUR BABIES;
THEY’RE YOUR SEEDS;
UNEDUCATED,
UNLIMITED NEEDS.
SHYLY
JOHN AND RON
AUDITION FOR LIFE;
FAMILIAR SCRIPT,
INSTITUTIONALIZED.
BROKEN_

ANN AND JAN
BILLY’S PRIZE;
FATHERLESS,
GRANDFATHERLESS,
DREAMLESS EYES.
ABANDONED GENERATION
STILL THEY BREED;
AMERICAN FATHERS:
AN ENDANGERED SPECIES.

FROM THE BOOK “REFLECTIONS”

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