Genetics 101

I ain’t no friggin retard,”
he says in his best imitation
of his father’s voice—
his father who, regardless
of his own obvious limitations
had, throughout the years,
also loudly proclaimed his 
intellectual normalcy
despite all evidence
to the contrary.

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Denial is futile…
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4 thoughts on “Genetics 101

  1. “Like father, like son.” “What is normal?”
    Longtime no see, Ron. I’m glad you are still writing. So am I, both blogs. My poems, as I call them, for them I am hanging with the ‘Imaginary Garden’ group. A few of the old ‘OSI’ group write with them.
    I’ll peek in again, come see me..
    ..

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