poetry critical

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Random Poem:

Like Father like Son
larrylark

I looked my father in the knee,
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he kicked till i was bleeding.
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Said "Life is full of hard knocks,
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Nothings ever easy."
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He bounced me on his bulging gut,
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said "Gluttony's a sin.
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What you don't need you should not eat,
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throw it in the bin."
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At shoulder height he was inclined
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to barge the front of queues.
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"Tread them down all of your life,
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it's either them or you."
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Do we now see eye to eye,
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am i beggared by belief?
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Grandad says it must be true,
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from nine foot underneath.
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