Parental poetry

My mother found this poem by Philip Larkin and decided to share it with the family despite the vulgar language:

They fuck you up, your mum and dad.
They may not mean to, but they do.
They fill you with the faults they had
And add some extra, just for you.

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  1. bhs

    you know larkin’s one of my favorites. your mom’s example always gets pointed to, but this was read for my family by me recently: http://home.clara.net/stevebrown/html/an_arundel_tomb.htm

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