Friday, August 24, 2012

The Bambi Complex


I was the subject of a family joke
Feeling the pain for sixty years…
“They had to drag me from the theater,
A little boy screaming in tears”.

The fear of losing all I love,
Lost security I’d never recover…
All occurred at the age of four
Witnessing the death of Bambi’s mother.

Exposed at such a tender age,
To adult’s cruel deeds and lies…
Left me still so unprepared,
For this lifetime of goodbyes.

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