teen love 2

She’s my shining star;

He’s a blooming idiot.

A father’s lament!



Use words “star” and “bloom”   Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge



About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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9 Responses to A FATHER’S LAMENT

  1. calmkate says:

    lol cute one Oneta 🙂

  2. dawnlizjones says:

    I wonder what my dad thought when Bob came to pick me up for our first date, jeans, an old t-shirt, and three weeks growth of beard (it was, after all, the 70’s). 37 years later going strong. Shaking my head, Lord, help me to remember!

  3. Booky Glover says:

    Why do father’s think their daughters are too precious to go out on date with a man?

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