The estimable Velociman writes a Valentine’s Day tribute to his father, who passed away thirty years ago this day. Perversely enough, it was a myocardial infarction - a heart attack - that did him in.
The Senator has been the subject of many of V-Man’s finest writings. Though he has been portrayed as somewhat curmudgeonly from time to time (mostly for comic effect, I suspect), it’s clear to me that a deep and abiding filial love is at the root of every word.
“I see all these Valentine hearts, and they are wonderful. My dad had a
heart almost big enough for the world, but far too big for him.”
Go read the whole thing.
Friday, February 14, 2014
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I caught his post yesterday morning. Quite moving stuff, that. As many members of the Southeast Writers' Conference might attest: That sumbitch sho' can write.
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