Haunted Questions

I wonder if
You still exist
Is your spirit
Still in pain
Do you feel
The least remorse
For leaving her
Without a father
Can you see
The woman she is
In spite of
What you did
Or is there
Nothing but darkness
In your afterlife

 

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – remorse

3 thoughts on “Haunted Questions”

  1. I have never understood men who failed as fathers. It is one thing to not be a good father, I can almost understand that,
    But a man who isn’t there, well, he isn’t a man.

    Sorry, for the little rant. Your little poem inspired a bit of anger. So, I guess what I am saying is good poem. After all a poet should be making his/her reader FEEL something.

    1. Thanks for your kind words and your rant. I agree… you have to be there, but both physically and mentally. My ex was an alcoholic so he often was “gone”

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